Five fabulous finger foods for your next soirée

Pigs in blankets recipe

Hosting a get-together? These five fabulous finger foods are sure to wow the crowd – you’ll be the talk of the town! Make them a day ahead to save you time in the kitchen when the guests come knocking.

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  • Stuffed boiled eggs with Rooibos-infused trout (a trendy bite for the host who knows what’s up!)
  • Crackerbread spoons with watermelon preserve, gorgonzola and balsamic caviar (serving suave with every bite)
  • Roast chicken, cranberry and goat’s cheese truffles with pomegranate wine jelly (a real crowd-pleaser!)
  • Pigs in blankets (what a classic… need we say more?)
  • Deep-fried mealie and ricotta fritters with sour cream and coriander dipping sauce (a local-is-lekker happie everyone will enjoy

“They say fingers were made before forks, and hands before knives,” – Jonathan Swift

 

Stuffed boiled eggs with rooibos-infused trout

Stuffed boiled eggs with Rooibos-infused trout
Finger-food faux pas: don’t use overly fresh eggs – the fresher the egg, the harder it is to peel, leaving unsightly dents in your otherwise perfect canapé!

Crackerbread spoons with watermelon preserve, gorgonzola and balsamic caviar

Crackerbread spoons with watermelon preserve, gorgonzola and balsamic caviar

Finger-food faux pas: don’t make your “spoons” too thin – we don’t want things breaking off and falling in our lap as we take a bite!

Roast chicken, cranberry and goat's cheese truffles with pomegranate wine jelly

Roast chicken, cranberry and goat’s cheese truffles with pomegranate wine jelly

Finger-food faux pas: don’t just assume that wine is the only drink to pair with goat’s cheese – beer also makes for the perfect complement!

Pigs in blankets recipe

Pigs in blankets

Finger-food faux pas: don’t forget to put out napkins or serviette when serving these babies! We don’t want greasy fingers leaving their mark.

Deep-fried mealie and ricotta fritters with sour cream and coriander dipping sauce

Finger-food faux pas: don’t overcrowd the pot when deep-frying the fritters. For golden, puffy perfection, less is always more.

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