We’re well into Spring, and with the warm weather comes Party Season! With Melbourne Cup Day less than 2 weeks away, the countdown to Christmas begins and it’s the time of year many are inclined to invite friends over and share some good old fashioned hospitality. These Spiced Roasted Almonds are a cinch to make and are exceptionally moreish. Whether you’re putting on a casual barbeque, or a more formal sit-down affair, these are perfect for serving with pre-lunch or -dinner drinks. So much nicer than opening a bag of chips, and imagine how gratifying it is when your guests remark on how delicious they are and you can say “I made it myself”!
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Appetisers, cocktail food, canapés, finger food….regardless of what you call it, there is something particularly enticing about a selection of small pieces of food, especially when they’re homemade. Because I entertain often and have prepared numerous pieces of cocktail food over the years I know just how much work goes into the preparation, which makes me appreciate it all the more.
These moreish little biscuits are wonderful served as a welcome nibble with pre-dinner drinks. Be warned: you won’t be able to stop at one!
This divine dip is made in less than 10 minutes, and is perfect for entertaining as it can be made up to 2 days ahead of time. The recipe can be easily doubled or tripled to feed a larger crowd. I like it served with Lavosh crackers, but you could serve it with fresh Turkish bread or baguette. Continue Reading →
Roasted garlic develops a lovely sweet flavour and can be used in dips, sauces, soups or just about anything. Here’s how to roast a whole head of garlic: Continue Reading →
The party season is just around the corner, and this super simple but sumptuous dip will really make your entertaining easy. For best results, use a quality pesto from the fridge section of a deli, or even better, fresh homemade pesto. Continue Reading →