Christmas starters (126)

    Serve up a delicious smoked salmon or prawn starter for an elegant start to your Christmas dinner. We have lots of easy recipes for seasonal soups, pates and more!

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    12 reviews
     
    7hr

    This is a rich and decadent chicken liver pate recipe, which is perfect for special occasions and parties.

    Recipe by: P. Travisano

     
    311 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.

     
    13 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

     
    13 reviews
     
    35min

    Prawns stuffed with crab meat and spinach, wrapped in puff pastry and baked in the oven. A wonderful starter.

    Recipe by: nostatic

     
    No reviews
     
    10min

    An elegant bite-sized hors d'oeuvre, which will be welcomed at any dinner party. Smoked salmon is served with a horseradish cream in a starter spoon. You can also serve the salmon on top of crostini, if desired.

    Recipe by: matoutina

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