Category Archives For: summer appetizer

finger food

Soft beer pretzel

These wonderful soft pretzel get their particular flavor and texture thanks to the addition of ale beer. They are slighlty bitter so they go perfectly with summer appetizers with mixed cheese plates, fresh fruit and veggies and sweet and sour sauces. Instructions: Soft beer pretzel Mix flour with sugar and active dry yeast. Combine 60 […]

vegetables

Millet tabbouleh – fresh millet salad

Today I would like to reccomend this millet tabbouleh which is a fresh millet salad. For those who do not know tabbouleh, it is a Levantine vegetarian salad served as an appetizer at the beginning of the meal. While the original recipe requires use of bulgur there are many varieties that allow to use rice, […]

legumes

Grilled zucchini hummus with fresh thyme

A delicious chickpea hummus variation with grilled zucchini, fresh thyme and grated lemon zest. Rich, dense, creamy and fresh. Instructions: Grilled zucchini hummus with fresh thyme Wash the zucchini and cut off the tips. Using a sharp knife or a mandolin slicer, cut the zucchini into long strips (about 0,5 cm high). Brush with some […]

sandwiches

Super light sandwich with ricotta and cucumber

An idea for an easy peasy sandwich with ricotta cheese and fresh cucumber. A mix of light and delicious flavors between Italian ricotta, thinly sliced cucumber, lemon zest and pink peppercorns is just mouthwatering. Inspiration found on a book of Polish cuisine. Instructions: Super light sandwich with ricotta and cucumber Peel the cucumber and using […]

vegetables

Tzatziki sauce in my home

Tzatziki sauce can be used as an appetizer or a side dish. It’s a very simple and refreshing recipe created with yogurt, garlic and cucumbers. Here is a recipe that I usually make at our home and it is inspired by original Greek recipe. Instructions tzatziki sauce Wash and peel the cucumbers. Grate them into […]

sandwiches

Latticed cucumber sandwich

The latticed cucumber sandwich is a variation of the classic English appetizer. It is prepared with the addition of balsamic vinegar and Worcestershire sauce into the cream cheese. This creates a delicious and flavorful spread that goes perfectly with fresh cucumbers. The latticed decoration made with thin slices of cucumber is easy to prepare, just […]