Category Archives: Canapés

Cucumber Tea Sandwiches with lemony Dill Spread

Cucumber sandwiches can be soggy, flavourless disappointments or simply delicious.  Adding dill and lemon juice to the cheese elevates it and if you use good quality white bread you will make everyone happy.  The cream cheese mix is also perfect … Continue reading

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Smoked Salmon rotollos /rolls

This is one of my favourites for serving at drinks parties.  It is so simple and quick and can be refrigerated for up to a day leaving plenty of time to  prepare last minute plates.  Makes 30 rolls.  You can … Continue reading

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Mini Croustade Cases / mini bread baskets

Croustades  (mini bread baskets) These make a cheap, tasty alternative to bought ones.  These little bread baskets keep for ages if stored in an air-tight box.  They can be filled with anything you fancy but here are a few of … Continue reading

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Crostini / bread crusts

You can buy ready-made crostini but it is so simple to make your own.  These can be made well ahead of time and stored until required.  They stay firm for hours so they are ideal for a drinks party.  You … Continue reading

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Parmesan and seed crackers

I found this recipe years ago and is a good drinks party stand-by.  They taste great and look fabulous.  Makes approximately 40.  They will keep in an air-tight tin for up to two weeks. 220g plain flour 80g Parmesan cheese, … Continue reading

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Spicy Courgette Chutney

Chutney takes much longer to make than my stated aim to only put recipes on my blog if they can be either prepared or made in 10 minutes.  This recipe can be kept for years without deteriorating so as long as … Continue reading

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Speedy sausage rolls

This is a really easy way to make sausage rolls,they can be any size you like.  I make tiny ones to nibble when serving drinks Prep time:        10 minutes Cooking time:     20 minutes Serves:          16 large or lots of … Continue reading

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Mackerel pâté and beetroot salsa

This is a very easy pâté which might take slightly longer than my stated aim that nothing should take 10 minutes only.  It is worth it as it can be used for canapés, a starter or a light lunch.  It … Continue reading

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Houmous

I had a tin of chickpeas past its sell-by date and some tahini hiding in the back of the cupboard so I decided to make some humous instead of buying it.  I found this recipe on inspiredtaste.net and I have … Continue reading

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Chicken or pig’s liver pâté

This is the easiest ever recipe that will impress all your friends. Use for canapés, a starter or a light supper.  Chicken livers are so cheap or you can use pig’s liver (even cheaper).  The chicken makes a more delicate … Continue reading

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