Roasted Squash & Sprout Bites

Roasted Squash & Sprout Bites

Ingredients – makes 20 10 Brussel Sprouts Half a butternut squash (or 1 sweet potato) Honey Cranberry Sauce Parma ham (optional) Method: Preheat the oven to 180 degrees centigrade Peel and cut the squash/sweet potato into square chunks about the width of your brussel sprouts Cut each sprout in half then add both to a [...]

Brussel Sprouts, Bacon & Cranberry Sauce (Xmas leftovers canapé!)

Brussel Sprouts, Bacon & Cranberry Sauce (Xmas leftovers canapé!)

Sick of leftovers yet? Here's a new twist to use up those brussel sprouts! Plus...everything is better with bacon...especially brussels! Ingredients - makes 20 Pack of 20 brussel sprouts 7 rashers of bacon Cranberry Sauce Method Boil a kettle of water and trim/peel brussels Boil the brussels for 6 mins on a medium heat on [...]

Cucumber, Goats Cheese & Red Onion Chutney

Cucumber, Goats Cheese & Red Onion Chutney

This is a slightly lighter canapé that I made up on Christmas morning with some spare ingredients in the fridge! Hopefully a good one for the new year detox too... Ingredients - makes 20 1 Cucumber 200g of goats cheese A few spoonfuls of red onion (0r caramelised onion) chutney Method Cut the cucumber into [...]

Festive Drinks

Festive Drinks

It's December and really cold...definitely time to get some festive drinks brewing! My 2 favourite recipes of mulled wine (with a secret ingredient) and hot spiced apple yumminess. I like to do these in the slow cooker which has the added benefit of meaning you can put it on before you go out and then [...]

Apple, Stilton & Walnut Circles

Apple, Stilton & Walnut Circles

The festive season is truly here! This is my first Christmas addition for 2016...and a relatively healthy one at that (don't worry, naughtier ones to follow...). For our full collection of Xmas Canapés so far please see the page here... Ingredients - makes 20 5 apples (I like gala but choose your favourite!) 200g of [...]

Feta & Spinach Pastry Puffs

Feta & Spinach Pastry Puffs

Looking for something to whet the appetite before your thanksgiving feast? These should do the trick! Ingredients - makes 24 1 pack of pre-rolled puff pastry 1 pack of feta (200g) Green pesto Spinach leaves (chopped finely) 1 egg (beaten) Method 1.Preheat your oven to 170 degrees centigrade 2. Unroll your puff pastry and roll out [...]

Yorkshire Puddings with Lamb & Mint

Yorkshire Puddings with Lamb & Mint

I did these for a wedding recently...when we ordered the "mini" yorkshires, they pretty much came as normal sized...so if you have a similar problem, I have a solution...re-brand them as "manapés" (man sized canapé) - haha! Ingredients Mini Yorkshire puddings (I just buy frozen ones but you can always make your own if you [...]