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)

Veal & Pork Sausage Rolls

As promised the first recipe from the party I catered for. These sausage rolls are loved by the young, younger and even young at heart. 5 1/2 sheets of ready made Puff Pastry 1 kg Veal & Pork mince 1 large Spanish Onion 2 Eggs (1 egg will be used as an egg wash on… Continue reading Veal & Pork Sausage Rolls