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#1 carriesshoes

Posted 14 December 2012 - 08:59 AM

I've been invited to one of my best friends xmas party's this weekend, and she has a new born, so I offered to help with the food.

It's for afternoon nibbles and she said that she can take care of the swete things, but could I prepare some savoury snacks.  I have no idea what to make.

I have two little ones of my own and am time poor, so was thinking I'd take 3 different things.  One of which would be mini quiches (I'll just buy them and heat them in her oven).  Has anyone got any tasty / fast / easy sugestions???  

I have gone through all my cook books and there is nothing in this area at all!

#2 Elippo

Posted 14 December 2012 - 09:04 AM

Buy premade tartlet shells from Coles/Woolies

Fill with a mix of chopped tomato/onion/basil and dress witha couple of drops of balsamic vinegar

Fill others with a small scoop of cream cheese and some smoked salmon

Fill others with some roast beef (just get some slices from the supermarket deli) and a small dollop of horseradish cream

#3 tothebeach

Posted 14 December 2012 - 09:05 AM

I am making pulled pork sliders for dinner tonight.   They are often served in the States as a savoury snack on dinner rolls, rather than a fullsized bun.

Basically you slow-cook a piece of pork for 8-10 hours till the meat pulls apart with forks and pile it on a roll.  Easy and substantial.

Other options are your traditional heat and serve food from the frozen section of the supermarket or an antipasto platter.

#4 noi'mnot

Posted 14 December 2012 - 09:05 AM

A variety of dips with some biscuits, bread and veggie sticks.

Antipasto platter.

Home made sausage rolls are easy, and always popular!





#5 Chelara

Posted 14 December 2012 - 09:07 AM

Chicken wings? Pizza scrolls, sausage rolls, antipasto plate (cold meats, cheeses, olives, pickled veg etc), vege muffins, sandwich platter, chips n dips, wraps cut into small portions, toasted Lebanese bread with hummus, spring rolls or other frozen dim sum type stuff.

#6 tothebeach

Posted 14 December 2012 - 09:09 AM

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sandwich platter,

Actually sandwiches are a great idea.  Buy a pre-made chicken, make a chicken and mayo filling, get some good bread and voila.

#7 PrincessPeach

Posted 14 December 2012 - 09:20 AM

My mum does up one which is quite simple really.

Basically you get mini won-ton wrappers, pop them into a mini cupcake tin & bake them in the over at 180 degrees for 10 minutes - or unti golden.

For the filling

Mash up 2 very ripe avocado's mix with the juice of half a lemon, 1/2 teaspoon of tabasco sauce & 1 finely diced spanish onion.

Add into the won-ton wrappers & top with  a quarter of a cherry tomato

i think the wrappers come in a packet of 80 - it's quite a cost effective dish as well

#8 Justaduck

Posted 14 December 2012 - 09:46 AM

Cheese & Vegemite scrolls!

#9 Funnington

Posted 14 December 2012 - 05:30 PM

So crass and very 70's but, what about little volovants?  You can buy the little cases and all you would need to do is make a mournay filling.  I wouldn't normally think of them but considering you don't have a lot of time yourself I would be combining part ready-made with part homemade.

- Cheats sausage rolls - puff pastry and little chipolata sausages.  Grab a jar of chutney to serve

- Finger sandwiches.  Use easy fillings like shaved roast beef from the deli, sundried tomatoes, rocket or baby spinach and a nice soft cheese like Camembert or Brie.  Other fillings could include a finely chopped BBQ chook, whole egg mayo and cress or alfalfa

There's a few suggestions for you. biggrin.gif




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