From a cool watermelon and feta salad to bacon-wrapped dates, we have heaps of mouth-watering fruit starters to serve at your next dinner party. Melon and prosciutto, chilled fruit soups, grilled figs with goat cheese, and loads more!
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.
Popular in many Latin American countries, fried green plantains make an utterly delicious side dish or snack. Known by many names, such as patacones or tostones, green plantains are sliced and fried till golden, for a crispy outside and tender interior.
Make the most of this wonderful berry while it's in season. Strawberries and natural yoghurt are puréed with sugar, orange juice and ground cardamom in this recipe for a refreshing and unique chilled summer dessert soup.
I used to live in Colombia which is the land of large avocados! This was originally my mom's recipe from when I was a kid and I just tweaked it a little. Enjoy!
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!