This resplendently pretty-in-pink salad is both beautiful and delicious – and it’s so easy to make you can whip it up in minutes. Just be certain to use the saltiest of feta cheeses or it won’t be enough of a contrary taste to the sticky sweet melon.
These are the perfect dessert on a summer evening after having steak and corn on the barbeque. These are easy to make and don’t involve setting your siblings’ hair on fire with flaming marshmallows hanging off the end of a stick… although that is really a right of passage.
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Recipe: Tomato, Onion and Goat Cheese Tart
This could also be made as one large nine-inch tart, but I like it better in single serving size.
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I am always on the look-out for finger foods for parties and dinners. I love the idea of a meal that consists solely of appetizers. These would be great with a Thai themed meal, with spring rolls and tiny bowls of noodles and maybe some fish cakes.
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Sweet Potato Chips with Wasabi Sour Cream
These chips are so simple to make and so delicious as a snack or pre-dinner bite. They would be good with just about any kind of dip; caramelized onion, articoke and cheese, yogurt and curry…I could go on…
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Sun Dried Tomato and Pesto Terrine/Torta/Pate
This appetizer always garners tons of complements whenever I serve it. I try to make a few small ones (in ramekins) every few months and keep them in the freezer for unexpected guests and dinner parties.
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Recipe: Lemon Chicken Rolls (with citrus dipping sauce)
These rolls were pretty good — but I love any kind of Asian-style rolls… the only ingredient that I couldn’t taste was the potato. The lemon, chicken and cabbage held their own but the potato matchsticks did not… oh well.
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Potato Chip Bites
Crunch, crunch, crunch. And not a “Lay’s” logo in sight for miles…
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Recipe: Cod-Potato Fritters
These crispy little beauties are easy to prepare and really delicious to munch on. So much better than just potato chips, more interesting than deep-fried fish and far superior to onion rings they make great appetizers, finger foods, side dishes… you name it!