Appetizers & Snacks 19 results
  • Scotch eggs Asian style

    Scotch eggs Asian style are Asian style eggs wrapped in minced meat and then fried. Unlike the name, scotch eggs did not origin in Scotland, but in England. In 1783 the term was already used for a traveler snack. Eat them hot or cold. Until today it ...
  • Hummus

    Hummus is a fully vegetarian, lovely tasting dip. In the Middle-East they love it!  It contains a paste of cooked chickpeas, sesame seeds, lemon juice and garlic, often with some water added. And spices or herbs  such as cumin, chili powder or ...
  • Lavash style crispy crackers

    Lavash style crispy crackers recently helped me to address a shortage of store bought crackers. Because these are so nice with home made hummus, but also with cheese and even peanut butter! The lavash style crackers - with an Armenian root-  have a ...
  • Olives wrapped with cured anchovy

    Olives wrapped with cured anchovy are a favorite snack on a warm afternoon, enjoyed perhaps alongside a cocktail or a refreshing beer. There is no rocket science or much art in making these, once you have access to salt cured anchovies, that are ...
  • Salt cured mackerel

    Salt cured mackerel, if cured lightly, makes for a delicious snack or sandwich or as a part of an appetizer. In general, salt curing of meat and fish goes back many centuries when there was no refrigeration and salting was the only way to keep ...
  • Crayfish with cocktail sauce

    All crustaceans' meat can be used to make this wonderful appetizer or luxurious snack. The taste will every time be different, but characteristic of the shell fish meat used. Use cooked lobster meat (claws or tail), crayfish (tail), shrimp (tail) or ...
  • Salmon and white asparagus pate en croute

    Salmon and white asparagus pate en croute is a Belgian pate, which has a thin, baked layer of dough as protection. Unlike many recipes on the basis of smoked salmon only that do not need to be heated, the ingredients for this pate are put through a ...
  • Pan-fried anchovy

    Pan-fried anchovy is simple to make, and makes for a nutritious and hearty snack. Anchovy is a small fatty fish which swims in schools in the Mediterranean, Black sea, North sea and in our world wide oceans.  It is a forage fish for larger predat...
  • Mushroom ragout

    Mushroom ragout is characterized by an intense mushroom taste. The ragout combines well with the bitter notes of the three vegetables in the salad it is resting on. The salad is covered with an orange juice based dressing with mustard, dill, vinegar ...
  • Chumaki, sushi rolls

    Chumaki sushi rolls consist of sushi rice with 2-3 ingredients rolled in nori seaweed. The diameter is 1 to 1.5 inch. It is not time consuming and not difficult to roll. More simple even one can make hosomaki, a sushi roll 1 inch diameter with one ...