Mini Goat Cheese & Roast Pepper Quiches

With Christmas not too far away and many of us in the middle of planning the dishes we are going to prepare, appetisers, main courses, desserts, drinks and the list goes on.   During this time of year, I endeavour to make my life as easy as possible and without too much stress.  After all it… Continue reading Mini Goat Cheese & Roast Pepper Quiches

Potato Bites

There will be a number of vegan guests at my daughter’s birthday party.  An idea came to mind that the central element of the vegan dish would revolve around potato.  The only time consuming part of making these little bite size morsels is cooking the potatoes and refrigerating them overnight.  The result will be delicious… Continue reading Potato Bites

Mushroom Pâté

If you enjoy eating mushrooms as much as I do, you will like this recipe.  It is very simple, quick  to make and the only time consuming part is the refrigeration.  The pâté is mouthwatering, delicious and can be served as a starter when friends call in or you can enjoy it all by yourself… Continue reading Mushroom Pâté

Grilled Asparagus with Prosciutto

When Asparagus are in season, for me it is bliss. This simple appetiser takes very little time to prepare and you only need a few ingredients. When a dish is quick, easy to prepare and tastes great why not give it a go especially when entertaining. Ingredients 22 Asparagus (approximately 2 bunches) 11 Slices of… Continue reading Grilled Asparagus with Prosciutto

Smoked Salmon Log

I always like to make a few nibbles to kick the night off.  While one is having a drink it is always a good idea to have a little bit food to accompany the beverage you are serving.  I adore Smoked Salmon and this starter goes well with a drink or two.  It is very… Continue reading Smoked Salmon Log

Hummus

Hummus is an enjoyable snack to serve when you have guests or to have ready for the family. It can be served with Lebanese bread, Turkish bread, cut up vegetables and can accompany meat dishes especially Lamb.  It’s a Middle Eastern delight that can be shared. Ingredients 400 grams  cooked chickpeas 2 heaped tablespoons of… Continue reading Hummus