Menu Ideas

How would I describe my food? Well, my main influences are Indonesia and Italy (see Welcome). In recent years I’ve discovered Middle-Eastern cuisine. And Spanish. And Thai. And… Well let’s just say I cook with ingredients that like sunshine, for people that like flavour!

Here are some dishes that customers have enjoyed since I started Tanamerah.

Canapés


Coronation chicken croustades

(this is not your average coronation chicken!)


Chicken & carrot pops

served with sweet chilli sauce


Leek & parmesan in filo cups
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Iced lychees

in an Asian-style mignonette sauce


Lamb kofte

served with a jalapeño yoghurt dip


Tortellini brochettes

with cherry tomatoes & fresh basil


Lemper: Indonesian sticky rice rolls

filled with spicy pulled chicken


Meat


Wild duck stir fry

with bamboo shoots and pepper


Chicken in ginger wine & tarragon sauce

(here about to be served to 250 guests!)


Roasted pork ribs

marinated in sweet soya sauce and chilli


Roast duck with olives & chillies

Fish


Steamed basa fish with Balinese salsa

cherry tomatoes, basil, chopped shallots & lemongrass with fish sauce


Javanese noodles with prawns

Cod with ginger, garlic & spring onions

dressed with hot rapeseed oil


Salad & Vegetables


Rice vermicelli, green mango & chicken

with Thai herbs & spices


Mixed beans and hazelnuts

with an orange dressing


Griddled asparagus

with French dressing


Asinan — Asian-style salad

Mango, papaya, herbs & peanuts, with palm sugar dressing


Griddled aubergine strips

dressed with chilli & coriander


Dessert


Dark chocolate & cream cheese brownies

(shown here before being cut up)


Mini meringue nests

of mango, passion fruit & cream


Fruit jelly topped with crème anglaise

served in a shot glass


Indonesian red sticky rice pudding

served with palm sugar and coconut cream