Tags » Appetiser

Mini Deep Dish Pizzas

When I first purchased my muffin tins I naively thought that I would use them to, well make muffins but as it turns out I’ve used them for everything but. 354 more words


Mozzarella skewers with Multi-coloured Cherry Tomatoes

As far as antipasti go this is a great one to have under one’s wing. It delicious (NB you must have the right mozzarella) and its visually appealing in that it’s so bright in colour. 82 more words


Iranian-style sweet and sour olives

It was one of those special nights, spent with good friends who have known each other forever. The wines were good, the banter was lively, within moments at the table white damask napkins were knotted as handkerchief hats, soon the dog was wearing one too. 578 more words

Middle Eastern Cookery


Yes, truffle season has just started in the Langhe, Piemonte!….and the air in Alba is perfumed with bewitching wafts of this earthy fungus. Truffles might look like small wrinkled old potatoes but these buried treasures are not called ‘White Gold’ for nothing. 674 more words

Fresh figs meet Iberian ham (Jamón Ibérico)

Sweet fig + salty ham is a very nice combination. You don’t even have to be able to cook to prepare this wonderful appetiser, it is just so easy.    21 more words


Spinach and Feta Fritters

I’m currently living in a country that is seemingly obsessed with fritters. From seafood to zucchini, they are more varied than the beautiful landscape that monopolises this nation. 271 more words


Urad Dal vada

It is an urad dal preparation which is loved by children and adults alike. They are excellent tiffin snack.

Difficulty level – easy

Preparation time – 5 hours… 98 more words