Category: Spring Appetizers

Mexican Style Picadillo

For a printer friendly version of this recipe, click here. This is one handy recipe! I often make up a batch, use some for the tortillas and freeze the rest to use for other things, like making an appetizer by

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Grilled Spot Prawns With Citrus Aioli

For a printer friendly version of this recipe, click here. It’s Spot Prawn season once again!  Woo hoo! I think the combination of hot prawns just off the grill with the aioli really works!  If you don’t want to bother shelling

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My Guacamole

  Once I get through January & February,  I start thinking about foods from warmer climates. Go figure! There are so many variations for guacamole; ones that include chopped tomatoes, salsa, etc. etc. I prefer my guacamole with a few ingredients

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Coconut Spot Prawns

These are succulent, slightly exotic and absolutely fantastic with either of the dips. Whenever I make them they are gobbled up!  At other times of the year when Spot Prawns are unavailable use another type of prawn.  Finest at Sea is

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Fall Appetizers

Meatballs, A Hosts’ Friend

I personally don’t believe you can have too many recipes for meatballs for serving as appetizers or whatever else you can think of!  These ones have all received 2 thumbs up!  Perfect party food to my mind! Spanish Tapas Meatballs

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Fall Appetizers

Anne’s Meatballs

When I worked at the corporate dining room, we made bucketful’s of these meatballs for receptions,coated with a sauce made from grape jelly, chili sauce and a squeeze of lemon juice; probably sounds a bit odd, but tastes pretty good! They were always a hit.  We

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How To Make Wonton Cups

Making these is pretty easy!  You can make them a few days ahead & store at room temperature in an airtight container.  Have fun coming up with any number of Asian inspired fillings that you like! 1 package square wonton wrappers

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Scallop Brochette

You can use prawns or a combination of both scallops & prawns or Spot Prawns, or one of my favourites, halibut cheeks! I really like this marinade and use it for a main course, or it makes terrific skewered appetizers. You can take these along to

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Salumi Appetizer Platter

I’ve listed my favourites but feel free to improvise with what  appeals to you. Perhaps a jar of marinated vegetables, or grilled zucchini? Don’t hesitate to increase the quantities I’ve given!  Sometimes in the summer on a hot day, this

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