Category Archives: Starters & Appetizers

Dates filled with goat cheese and walnuts

Dates filled with goat cheese and walnuts is an appetizer I made last weekend when we celebrated some birthdays in the family. Three simple ingredients, in an easy combination, not more, not less. That’s all you need to make everybody happy.

yummy snack with gingerbread apple and wild p t

I like to be surprised by a recipe, and this one surely does: three ingredients with a totally different background that you would use for totally different occasions. But together they make a surprising combination that works very well. A perfect match for surprising recipes.

celery snack with roquefort and walnut

I like surprising combinations, and celery with roquefort was a very intriguing match I had to try out. Instead of walnuts you can also use pecans, depending on what you like and what is available. I mixed the roquefort with skyr to create the right consistency. Skyr is an Icelandic product, somewhere between yoghurt and […]

smoked salmon blinis with an apple sour cream topping

Smoked salmon blinis with an apple sour cream topping is a rehearsal for a starter for the Christmas menu. I saw this recipe on the website of the Flemish television cook Jeroen Meus. Almost immediately I decided to give it a try. His creations are always very easy and tasty, so that everyone can make […]

Grilled Calamari Salad Recipe with Rocket Leaves

Salad lovers, you are in for a healthy tasty treat with these succulent Grilled Calamari on a bed of aromatic greens! Using the scoring method, the fresh squids curled up into pretty treats waiting to be devoured.

Wild Rocket Salad with Parma Ham and Wasabi Prawns

The crispy prawn heads in this Wild Rocket Salad with Wasabi Prawns and Parma Ham will make your guests yearning for more! This recipe gives you an idea what to do with those leftover prawn heads other than using them for making stocks.

Vegetarian Easter Pie

Vegetarian Easter Pie or Torta Pasqualina is an Italian pie made with puff pastry, ricotta, vegetables, and eggs. Excellent as an appetizer

SUNSHINE CHICKEN KEBAB

Sunshine Chicken Kebab (Kabab) is a perfect dish for welcoming spring. Typically chicken kebab is not something you can make very quickly, however I wanted to try out a simple and quick recipe. You can make this Sunshine Chicken Kebab in less than 30 mins without compromising any taste. If you look out the list […]

Poutine Bites

A sort of deconstruction of the Canadian comfort dish poutine, these Poutine Bites, with cheese, bacon and broccoli, combine the best flavors that go with potatoes, all on a skewer. The dip is caramelized onions.

Two Bite Potato Salad Cups

Light, vegan potato salad with a secret ingredient (grapes!) served in baby bok choy cups. Ingredients Potatoes Peppers Scallions Cornichons Grapes Cilantro Olive oil Rice vinegar Dijon Get the recipe

Succulent Pan Seared Hokkaido Scallops Salad

This simple and colourful refreshing salad features plumpy seared scallops on a bed of greens with cherry tomatoes, chopped eggs and grated Parmesan cheese. Definitely a teaser to the palate!

Kachhe Kele Ke Kebab Recipe-Gluten Free Raw Banana Fritters

Kachhe Kele Ke Kebab Recipe is a delicious appetizer or snack made with raw banana and Bengal Gram Dal, it is gluten free too. These plantain fritters has mouth melting texture like the famed Lucknowi galouti kebabs and the teaspoon of garam masala provide the much required earthy flavor to the Kachhe Kele ke Kebab.

Raspberry Brie Appetizer

A warm raspberry brie is delicious and beautiful! It makes a lovely rustic display for a large group or intimate date. Pair it with your favorite crackers!

Cucumber Cups

These lovely cucumber cups make a gorgeous presentation for your appetizer display. Wow your dinner guests with a quick, easy and healthy appetizer.

Falafel Stuffed Bread Bites

These Freshly Bread Bites are perfect for those little fussy eaters. Rich in Protein, Fresh Bake makes it healthy and cute little icey Micey Shapes makes them looks Cute too.. :) Perfect for kid”s tiffin ideas, Small Parties and picnics too..:)

TANDOORI GOBHI

Guest arriving in a short notice can panic anyone in the kitchen. Today the same happened with me too. I just had around 40 mins in hand to make the entire lunch. Somehow managed to complete the whole course but some where found something lacking in the spread. Something that can be served both as […]

Caprese Flatbreads

Delicious Italian flatbreads filled with fresh Caprese salad… Easy to make and perfect for this season!

Sabudana Vada

I was introduced to this amchi mumbai street-food in Bangalore.  After that sabudana vada became a common snacks at my home .  A cloudy weather ,a cup of Masala chai with some hot vadas ..what can i ask more !!

Chicken Pakodas Chicken Fritters

When in a jiffy this recipe has always came to my rescue… Hubby being a chicken lover always demands for chicken based dishes and when I don’t have anything at hand this gets ready in minutes… My mother-in-law taught me this recipe…So with sudden guests arriving this recipe is always recommended… And the taste … […]