Category Archives: Hors-d’Oeuvre

Cauliflower and Leek Croquettes

Lovely if made small as Hor-d’Oeuvres or larger in the main course in a meal. Ingredients 1 cauliflower, chop the florets and stalk finely. 1 leek, sliced finely 2 cloves garlic 1/2 tsp mustard powder 1/2 tsp cardamom, optional, I … Continue reading

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Halloween Sweet Potato Crisps

I made these crisps for our local Halloween party last week end. The recipe idea came from the free Woolworths magazine. I only had a knife, no cutters, so I found it very labour and time intense but it was … Continue reading

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Red Capsicum Dip

Ingredients 4 red capsicums 400g tin chickpeas, drained 2 Tbsp tahini 2 Tbsp lemon juice 2 Tbsp olive oil 1 Tbsp water 1 clove of garlic, crushed 1/2 tsp ground paprika 1/2 tsp ground cumin freshly ground pepper to taste … Continue reading

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Heaven on a Stick

We have just had a children’s party but these fruit kebabs can be adapted for adults. They are health and can be served at any time. Ingredients 1 dozen mini kebab skewers 1 pear, cubed 1 banana, thick sliced 6 … Continue reading

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Avocado and Tomato Salsa

Salsa can be used in a number of ways, served on Melba toast as an hors-d’oeuvre, served on a variety of special breads as a starter or served as an accompaniment to a meal. This recipe is colourful and can … Continue reading

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Grated Zucchini

A colourful tasty dish to accompany a main dish or spread on toast as a snack or Hors-d’oeuvre. Ingredients 2 zucchini 1 tsp chilli flakes or 1 deseeded sliced chilli zest of half a lemon Method Preheat the oven to … Continue reading

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Mango Salsa

This delicious mango salsa was served to us at the Mary River Wilderness Retreat in Kakadu National Park, Northern Territory. When I asked the chef, Aaron Taylor, for the recipe he said it was always different as he threw in … Continue reading

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