I’m not a vegetarian but a good friend of ours is and we oftentimes talk about food even though I’m a total carnivore. So, a huge thanks to Sunny for the inspiration, I ended up making a kind of hummus but with cashew nuts and it turned out great! Butternut Pumpkin and Cashew Dip The Ingredients 500 g cashew nuts, soaked 700 g butternut pumpkin … Continue reading A kind of hummus but with cashew nuts!
A friend sent me an image over the weekend that he spotted Porterhouse on sale. This led me on to decide hosting steak night and inviting them along with a few others over for dinner! As usual, dinner is not complete if I didn’t prepare any finger food before the main is served. So, thanks to my library of recipes, I found something so simple … Continue reading Simple, Gorgeous & Yummilicious!
As a party and event planner, I am always looking out for easy to put together finger food. One of them, not only simple but delish, is made of 8 ingredients! Key to this recipe is to make it in advance and refrigerate for at least 18 hours before serving and always use untoasted pine nuts. Have you guessed what it is yet?!!! Black Olive … Continue reading Not Only Simple BUT Delish!
I have been hibernating for some time now and I apologize for that! Today, I begin posting again for 2013 with something as easy as 1, 2, 3. Enjoy making Artichoke Dip! The Ingredients 1 can of 14 oz. artichokes (packed in water, not oil) 1 cup of freshly grated Parmesan cheese 1/2 cup of mayonaise Salt and pepper to taste First, drain the artichokes … Continue reading Easy as 1, 2, 3!
I made this some while ago for a dinner party. Got everything sorted out for the main and dessert but totally forgotten about canapes before dinner. So, I quickly went through my refrigerator and found a Granny Smith apple as well as some leftover from my Stuffed Chicken Breasts with Sundried Tomatoes Cream Cheese and Basil. Check out my quick fix canapes result! Canapes of … Continue reading Canapes before dinner!
Our friends, Ed and Joyce, own a fabulous restaurant on the island of Ko Lanta, Thailand, called Red Snapper. Every time we visit them we never fail to order our favorite item on their menu. This recipe was inspired by Red Snapper and is my interpretation of their Cheese & Jalapeno Croquettes! Ingredients 6 large potatoes, peeled and cut into cubes 40g unsalted butter 1/2 cup … Continue reading Inspired by Red Snapper!
Usually, the first thing that pops into mind when you hear the word lollipop is a stick with some kind of candy on it. Well, I think of it that way. Today, I am going to share with you another kind of lollipop! Crispy Mustard Chicken Lollipop The Ingredients 450 g Chicken lollipops salt and pepper 1/4 cup Dijon Mustard 1 clove garlic, minced 1/2 … Continue reading Another Kind of Lollipop!
Whenever we host dinners at home, I always like to prepare a canape or two. One of my favorite to serve is the Canapes of Quenelle Smoked Salmon with Onions, Capers and Lime Mayo on Rye Bread! The Ingredients 250 g Smoked Salmon, chopped 1 medium Red Onion, chopped 2 tablespoons Capers 2 tablespoons Mayonaise 1/2 lime, juice only Rye bread, cut into rectangles or squares … Continue reading Pretti-licious canapes!
So, I wanted to make some snack or finger food to entertain our friends before dinner at our home with a Mexican theme. Guess what I made? Nothing so easy than Jalapenos, Cheese and Coriander Tortillas served with Guacamole! It’s so easy to make. Have a look! The Ingredients 8 tortillas 1 cup of shredded cheddar cheese 1/4 cup coriander, chopped 1/4 cup pickled jalapenos, sliced Guacamole … Continue reading Something super easy!