Delicious, fast, flavourful and easy. A minimum of ingredients and dishes are required for this sweet-and-savoury crowd pleaser. Use ordinary basil pesto if you prefer.
A wonderful, light salsa recipe given to me by a friend who claims she can't cook! Serve with tortilla crisps, or as an accompaniment to chargrilled chicken.
A creamy, cheesy warm party dip with spinach and artichokes, best served with pitta triangles, crackers or bread. For a version that is lower in fat and calories, try using light cream cheese and half fat creme fraiche.
Can be served as either a side or a warm starter. Indulge with the finest balsamic vinegar you can find, and enjoy!
Savoury aubergine with a hint of spice. Serve as a starter, side, or use to top toasties with lots of melted cheese. I recommend grilling these rounds rather than frying, but they are delicious either way!
These are easy wings that your guests will love. Try your own variations with other chilli sauces, spices or peppers. Serve with celery sticks and Stilton cheese.
Tender chicken with a touch of sweet pineapple barbecued on skewers - great for kids at a barbecue party.
These tasty vegetable fritters are great as a vegetarian option or as a dinner party starter. You could use a mix of cauliflower and broccoli.
Once they have been put together you can either fry them or steam them; both ways are delicious.
Tomatoes – used here on muffin pizzas – contribute the heart-healthy phytochemical lycopene.