Create a simple snack for a party or an eye-catching offer on a table full of deserts. All you need is some fruit and a kebab stick. An inspiration to eat healthy!
A traditional Indian treat; Chilli Bites can be served as a snack at any time – that being said, I don’t think it will go down well with a glass of Chardonnay or a Long Island Tea, perhaps rather with a cold beer. This recipe is easy and the result is nice and spicy!
Instead of using your traditional salt and pepper cellars, create a delightful centrepiece with your salt and pepper. All you need is salt, pepper and something to shape your pattern with. Items like children’s stencils and cookie cutters work well, or bring out the inner child in you and create your own stencil with cardboard.
A fabulous and innovative snack idea at your next gathering would be to serve crunchy vegetables complete with their own dip, such as buttermilk and peppercorn, roasted pepper and eggplant or toasted curry. Their bowls – hollowed out baguettes – are meant to be eaten, too.
At your next gathering, wow your guests when you serve them drinks with gorgeous floral ice-cubes. We suggest small flowers, petals or herbs such as mint – frozen within a block of ice to create the ultimate impact. Be sure to choose petals or flowers that are edible or non-toxic. Rose petals, small pansies or…
Why not hold a winter alternative to the summer Garden Tea Party? We suggest holding a Hot Drink Party. Invite your guests to join you in a celebration of winter. A tasty meal option would be a variety of hot soups – think thick tomato, butternut and orange, creamy chicken and corn or sweet-potato –…
Invite your friends to a Sundae Party. Ask your guests to fashion their own dessert by providing bowls of assorted toppings like chocolate covered nuts, chocolate shavings, toffee bars, biscuit pieces, chocolate syrup and fruit. Let everyone get creative!
Throw a Dessert Party for some of your friends. Ask each friend to bring a different dessert or alternatively, get a professional chef / caterer to create some desserts that will keep your friends talking for a very long time to come!
Versatile and popular, chocolate cake is always a winner – whether it’s served for dessert, at a special occasion or with afternoon tea. Follow this easy microwave chocolate cake recipe and decorate your creation with personal favourites such as jelly babies, Smarties or coconut flakes. 3.3.3077
Set a date for a Potjie Competition with some friends. Teams must create a potjie using a selection of ingredients that you supply- i.e. they will improvise a recipe then and there. Select one or two people to judge which is the best.