Our Food

Whangarei's boutique catering duo are pleased to present….

Canapé/finger food

Affectionally known as nibbles or finger food, canapés are the perfect way to welcome your guests.

Beautifully presented

We specialise in delicious hot and cold finger food presented attractively and selected for your event. We are also happy to put together a medley of appetising nibbles on platters and deliver them to your function.

Funeral Hospitality

Allow us to support you on this difficult day by providing a sensitive, discreet and professional service to your family. Our quality food is designed and handmade with love and care, a perfect accompaniment for celebrating the life of your special loved one.

Funeral catering

Fresh Flowers and White Linen

As part of our service we will create a beautiful table with fresh flowers and white linen, along with tiered cake stands and tasteful china. We can cater at a location of your choice, simply provide us the number of guests to cater for and we will deliver a delectable variety of finger food. We look forward to being of assistance to you.

Morning / Afternoon Teas

Whether it's an informal get together or a special celebration, we would love to help.

Morning tea table setting

Tell us what you fancy and we will make it. We can bring real coffee and tea too.

High Tea

Let us bring our china, white linen and our delectable dainty treats to your place for a memorable high tea party.

Tea and cakes


Our brown bag lunches are always popular. What an easy way to do lunch for a crowd.

Brown bag 5 piece lunch

Usually 5 pieces, 3 savoury a sweet and some fruit. You choose the contents and we will deliver.


Fancy a summertime picnic? Choose your location, bring your bubbles and your tartan rug and we'll do the rest.

Summer picninc

Tin Fillers

The new range at Calico Blue, Tin Fillers! Delicious home baking like our Nans and Mums make. Want your tins filled for the holidays? Let us know what you fancy and we'll whip it up!

Tin fillers

Example Menu

Our menus change with the seasons and with our customers wishes. Here's an example from an event where we provided canapés.

Canapé Menu


Assorted Triangle Club Sandwiches including:

  • chicken with seasonal greens; ham and curried egg
  • pastrami, gherkin and cream cheese; baby spinach
  • homemade sweet and sour zucchini pickles and full flavoured cheese

Tasty Asparagus Rolls

Savoury Chicken Rolls

Crostini with Crème Fraiche and Smoked Salmon;

or Basil Pesto, Feta and Sun Dried Tomato

A selection of Savoury Blinis


Baby Curried Chicken Pastry Pillows

Hearty Beef, Parsley and Onion Sausage Rolls

Bacon, Onion and Egg Tartlets

Mini Beef Tartlets

A selection of Savoury Breadcases

Seasonal Vegetable and Egg Triangles

Pinwheel Pizzas

Basil Pesto and Feta Tartlets

Smoked Salmon and Dill Tartlets


Calico Chocolate and Raspberry Brownie

Sinful Tan Square

Chocolate and Coconut Rough Slice

Lemon Meringue Blondie

Butterscotch and Date Square

Mini Chocolate Éclairs

Raspberry and White Chocolate Blondie

Ginger Crunch Fingers

Date and Walnut Loaf

Dainty Lemon Curd Tarts

Little Neenish Tarts