Pastry Twists (Olive Paste & Mediterranean)

Re-sharing this recipe from two years ago.  Pastry Twists are great to serve as finger food. I made over 200 hundred of them for my daughter’s 21st Birthday Party on Saturday. They were a great success amongst all the guests. I find them very easy to make and store until you are ready to serve them.… Continue reading Pastry Twists (Olive Paste & Mediterranean)

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

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

Thai Chicken & Peanut Mini Burgers

I made these wonderful mini burgers for my friend’s 60th birthday party. They have a wonderful fresh spicy flavour and I served them with a peanut sauce which works well and infuses all the aromatic Thai ingredients. Ingredients 500 grams of mince chicken 1/2 cup toasted peanuts (chopped) 1/2 cup breadcrumbs 2 Kaffir Lime Leaves… Continue reading Thai Chicken & Peanut Mini Burgers

Rice Paper Rolls

Rice Paper Rolls  make a great  snack, easy lunch or you may wish to serve them as a starter, when friends drop in.  They are light and easy to eat and you won’t be stopping at just one. 150 grams Rice Paper Wrappers (1 pack) 1 Cooked Chicken Breast (thinly sliced) 1/2 Continental Cucumber (thinly… Continue reading Rice Paper Rolls

Pastry Twists (Olive Paste & Mediterranean)

For easy entertaining these are great to serve to friends as a snack whilst watching football or movie, as finger food at a party or as a starter when dinner guests arrive.  Pastry Twists are best served hot. Preparation Time:     20 minutes (approximately) Cooking Time:     15-20 minutes Makes:      40 Olive… Continue reading Pastry Twists (Olive Paste & Mediterranean)