Looking for easy starter recipes? Try one of our dinner party starters for simple but impressive entertaining. We have vegetarian starter recipes from creamy burrata to stunning courgette flowers and smart soups with pickled mushrooms. Or try one of our seafood starters – scallops, ceviche, smoked salmon and more.
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The posh (Fiona) and less-posh (Teresa) wives, in their respective kitchens, each simultaneously plan a dinner party. Fiona, kicks off with an avocado…… and adds courgettes, sour cream, pork, marron glacé, and kirsch. Teresa opts for a packet of chicken noodle soup, sprouts, spuds, chops, treacle pud, and ‘booze’.
For a truly authentic selection of recipes for Italian starters, the great range of ideas from Gino D’Acampo has everything you need. Gino has prepared an amazing selection of exceptional Italian starter recipes including avocado with saffron crab or one of Gino’s Neapolitan favourites – sardines coated in black pepper with Italian salsa. Pasta dishes can often be found in the Primi section of an Italian menu so don’t be surprised to find pasta dishes in the starter section.
Layered buffalo chicken nachos with creamy gorgonzola sauce
We’re enjoying the summer holidays at the moment, so things have been a little quiet here on the blog recently, but today I’m sharing a really simple recipe that Small Child has made for us several times now. This easy prawn cocktail recipe makes a quick and easy summer meal, either served on lettuce leaves as a yummy starter or snack, or as a healthy topper for baked potatoes – one of our favourite family meals at the moment!
Cod and sweet potato Thai curry
Eliminate the fear and panic that comes with finding out you have some vegans coming to your party with this super easy vegan pate recipe. It would make the perfect appetizer for a dinner party (or a finger food party) and I promise that vegans and non vegans alike will LOVE it!
Sam’s Sugar Snap Pea Salad
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Food Processor Recipes
These food processor recipes have been written to cover a wide scope of cooking abilities; from the novice to the more experienced cook. I have deliberately written a mixture of recipes not just to reflect the abilities of the cook but also to reflect our everyday time constraints.
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Whether you’re catering for a crowd of hungry vegans or determined to wow your meat-eating family members with delicious plant-based food, Christmas is a time to go all-out with your cooking. When it comes to designing a festive vegan menu, there are no limits to how creative you can be. But we thought we’d give any newbie vegans a few starting points for cooking up a Christmas dinner that might bear a close resemblance to the ones you remember from your childhood – with the key difference that absolutely no animals will be harmed!