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Glassofwineneeded Mon 18-Jan-16 19:18:36

Having a Few friends round at the weekend and wanted to ask you if you have any nice recipes for nibbles/canapés that I can make ahead of time? Tia x

MoonlightandMusic Tue 19-Jan-16 00:10:55

Quails eggs with a cumin salt dip.

Boil the eggs up to a couple of days before, peel once cool, store in fridge.
Mix ground cumin with some salt flakes (i.e. so the salt is just coloured). Serve the eggs (on cocktail sticks) around a heap of the salt dip.

Dancingqueen17 Tue 19-Jan-16 15:18:07

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missmoffatt2705 Tue 19-Jan-16 20:58:43

If you go to the BBC website, check out the 'Eat Well for Less' episode with the Goff Family as they are shown how to make their own canapes. One was chicken tikka skewers, another was baby potatoes wrapped in bacon and baked, the other a couple of recipes using smoked salmon trimmings. You can fastforward to relevant parts of programme.

CraftyMissus Tue 19-Jan-16 21:04:20

Boil new potatoes until they're just done, take the out of the water and flatten them on a baking sheet sprayed with frylite. Spray tops with frylite, sprinkle on herbs, spices, or plain old salt and pepper.

Or dust with parmesan.

Bake in the oven until they go slightly crispy. Serve with a mix of dips.

ErgonomicallyUnsound Tue 19-Jan-16 22:10:50

Mango chutney mixed with shredded cucumber, black mustard seeds, grated carrot and coriander, filled in mini poppadoms

Mini crab or lobster rolls

Stilton celery and honey on rye

Grilled chilli with mozzarella and basil

Hm smoked mackerel pate on toasted sourdough

Rare roast beef with Stilton tarragon creme fraiche spread on sourdough or rye

Hm Chicken liver pate with quince paste on posh crackers

Aquiver Wed 20-Jan-16 21:43:05

Can't go wrong with some classic cheese straws and/or anchovy straws. You could also jazz up the cheese ones with pesto, paprika or poppy/sesame seeds.

Really quick and easy to prefer using ready-made puff pastry and make for quick an elegant nibble with a glass (or two!) of vino wine

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