Event caterer company, Jackson Gilmour, is launching a brand new canapé menu for 2014 which integrates superfoods. The Jackson Gilmour development team spent the winter experimenting with superfoods from all over the world and have created eight exclusive canapés using health-enhancing ingredients such as Chia Seeds, Goji Berries, Mackerel, Quinoa, Maca and Samphire.
Executive Chef Joyce O’Hagan believes that it is important to keep innovating and that canapés are a good place to test new trends. In tune with Jackson Gilmour’s signature style of clean, bold flavours, only superfoods which deliver on amazing flavour as well as nutritional benefits made the final cut.
Joyce O’Hagan is aware that the new menu may not be to everyone’s taste but believes passionately in offering choice: “When clients eat our food we want them to enjoy it because it tastes wonderful. Now they can choose a menu which not only tastes amazing but also delivers genuine health benefits. Years of research have demonstrated superfoods can help fight disease, help maintain weight and live longer.
“Tiny seeds like Chia are packed with protein, iron, zinc and magnesium, the supergrain Quinoa contains all nine essential amino acids and blueberries boost brain power and the body’s immune system. Turmeric is loaded with antioxidant, antiviral and anti-inflammatory properties while the Maca root is full of key mineral and increases energy levels. I am always looking for a new personal challenge and incorporating these foods into our new menus has been fun and exhilarating. With our Feel-Good Canapé Menu guests no longer need to feel guilty about party food.”