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Veggies, beans and cheese sandwiched in tortillas, then fried until golden on both sides. This is a great weeknight supper, ready in a flash - make one quesadilla per person. You can also cut them like a pizza and serve as a starter or party nibble.
This is a deliciously different canapé for entertaining guests. It doesn't require a lot of work, but still tastes wonderful!
An original French recipe my mum used to bake. Great to eat with a salad during summer or even winter. Absolutely delicious!!! Can be prepared the day before and served as a starter or main dish. Can substitute Emmental for Gruyere cheese.
A cream cheese and Parmesan filling is stuffed into mushroom caps before baking.
A variation on a traditional cheese straw recipe that includes onion. The resulting flavour is a lot deeper and makes the straws incredibly moreish!
Tastes rich and crunchy, yet it's very quick and simple to prepare. Lovely with a nice glass of wine. Sometimes I make this for myself to eat with a salad.
The only tricky part of this recipe is working with filo pastry, but once you get used to it - it's easy. Sometimes you get a batch of filo that rips and tears, so I always buy an extra just in case. I usually freeze these before baking. Just add a few minutes to the cooking time if you are cooking them from frozen. I have also doubled this recipe for large parties.
Creamy avocado, ripe tomatoes and fruity mango mingle in this full-flavoured salsa. Perfect for dipping with tortilla chips and a refreshing margarita on the side!
This is an easy gourmet starter. I often add some chopped green olives to the olive mixture and a little more balsamic. A fresh, rindless goat's cheese may also be used in place of the cream cheese. Serve with slices of toasted baguette or crackers.
Mexican avocado spicy dip served with tortilla chips. Can also use as a topping for jacket potatoes or serve on the side with fajitas or enchiladas. I like it spicy but tend to make it milder when entertaining as not everyone likes it hot.