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11 reviews
 
30min

These cheesy and buttery cheese straws come with a kick thanks to a touch of cayenne. If desired, omit the cayenne for a simple cheese straw recipe.

Recipe by: Carol

 
16 reviews
 
5min

I make this houmous all the time. It only takes a few minutes to prepare, and it's healthier than shop-bought without the oil. Increase or decrease the ingredients as desired, especially the chillies! Serve with tortilla crisps, pitta triangles or fresh vegetables. Add more of the reserved chickpea liquid for a smoother dip.

Recipe by: ELOVINGS

 
12 reviews
 
40min

Light and flaky, these tarts are easy to make and easy to reheat. Just wrap loosely in foil and heat at 180 C for 10 to 15 minutes, or until warm.

Recipe by: DONNA L.

 
10 reviews
 
35min

These are simple and delicious! They freeze really well too.

Recipe by: POSHIE25

 
10 reviews
 
15min

If you're looking for the real deal, this authentic houmous is it. A family recipe, it's made just the way houmous should be - with tahini, lemon juice and garlic.

Recipe by: ROYHOBBS

 
14 reviews
 
1hr

These are so tasty! You have to try them! Minced chicken seasoned with spring onion, coriander, chilli sauce and lemon juice for a uniquely Thai flavour.

Recipe by: Vivian

 
8 reviews
 
6min

Amazing fresh, easy prawn toast. Now you can make this delicious Chinese dim sum favourite at home.

Recipe by: vickiwood

 
9 reviews
 
1hr25min

This Greek meze is perfect for entertaining, and the pastry could not be easier to make. Serve as a nibble or starter, and enjoy the leftovers for weeks to come - they freeze well after they're baked. Just defrost and pop them in a warm oven, and you'll think they're freshly baked.

Recipe by: Diana

 
13 reviews
 
25min

Tasty baked tortilla crisps you make at home. Serve with your choice of dips and salsas.

Recipe by: Michele O'Sullivan

 
8 reviews
 
1hr10min

These irresistible little canapés are always a hit at parties. And all the better, they're very easy to make.

Recipe by: Luda

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