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Savoury party snacks
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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!
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
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.
Posted 14 December 2012 - 09:05 AM
A variety of dips with some biscuits, bread and veggie sticks.
Home made sausage rolls are easy, and always popular!
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.
Posted 14 December 2012 - 09:09 AM
Actually sandwiches are a great idea. Buy a pre-made chicken, make a chicken and mayo filling, get some good bread and voila.
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
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.
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