Appetisers/ Starters / Sharing Platters / Snacks / Wraps/ Rolls and Tacos

Lemon and Chive Goats Cheese “Boats” – Deli Week

This is my second “Deli Week” recipe, the idea being that these are recipes great to be piled onto a board in the middle of a table and shared amongst friends. These goats cheese ‘boats’ would also be perfect for canapes or a posh starter! I’ve been eating goats cheese a bit more recently, I … Continue reading

Appetisers/ Starters / Gluten Free / Lunch / Salads / Vegan

Warm Marinated Mushroom and Avocado Salad with a Balsamic Dressing

This weekend I went to Pizza Express twice!! I met up with two different friends, one on the Friday and one on the Sunday and since I don’t go to Pizza Express often I really enjoyed sampling their menu 🙂 They do the most amazing salads and on Sunday I tried a combination I hadn’t tried … Continue reading

Appetisers/ Starters / Dinner Party menus / Gluten Free / Salads / Sharing Platters / Side Dishes

Roasted Pepper and Goats Cheese Platter with a Herb Oil

It was my mums 50th birthday on Saturday and me and my sister planned a weekend of surprises for her! It was so exciting planning each treat and seeing it all come to life in a big smile on her face! Our weekend included an afternoon tea at the beautiful Luton Hoo hotel, followed by … Continue reading

Celeriac Bubble and Squeak with a Brussel Sprout, Apple and Almond Salad and Homemade Cranberry Sauce
Appetisers/ Starters / Dinner Party menus / Gluten Free / Lunch / Salads / Sharing Platters / Vegan

Celeriac Bubble and Squeak with a Brussel Sprout, Apple and Almond Salad and Homemade Cranberry Sauce

This started off as an idea for a nice little festive dinner party starter but I think it would actually suit a party/ lunch buffet much more! The delicious bubble and squeak can be made into miniature bite sized cakes and served piled up next to bowls of the sauce and salad for people to … Continue reading

Appetisers/ Starters / Beans/ Legumes / Dinner Party menus / Gluten Free / Lunch / Polenta / Sharing Platters / Vegan

Canapes Two Ways: Bean Puree Bruschetta and Mixed Mushroom Polenta – Virtual Vegan Potluck!

I love canapes! I love being at an event where people are walking around with little trays of delicate little bite sized treats or at a party where canapes are more of a “finger food” buffet. I think it’s because without eating a huge meal you can taste lots of different dishes and experience different … Continue reading