Hors d'Oeuvres

Hors d'Oeuvres


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ISBN-13: 9781465468697
Publisher: DK
Publication date: 10/03/2017
Edition description: Reprint
Pages: 224
Sales rank: 578,979
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.10(h) x 1.10(d)

About the Author

DK was founded in London in 1974 and is now the world's leading illustrated reference publisher and part of Penguin Random House, formed on July 1, 2013. DK publishes highly visual, photographic nonfiction for adults and children. DK produces content for consumers in over 87 countries and in 62 languages, with offices in Delhi, London, Melbourne, Munich, New York, and Toronto. DK's aim is to inform, enrich, and entertain readers of all ages, and everything DK publishes, whether print or digital, embodies the unique DK design approach. DK brings unrivalled clarity to a wide range of topics with a unique combination of words and pictures, put together to spectacular effect. We have a reputation for innovation in design for both print and digital products.   Our adult range spans travel, including the award-winning DK Eyewitness Travel Guides, history, science, nature, sport, gardening, cookery, and parenting. DK’s extensive children’s list showcases a fantastic store of information for children, toddlers, and babies. DK covers everything from animals and the human body, to homework help and craft activities, together with an impressive list of licensing titles, including the bestselling LEGO® books. DK acts as the parent company for Alpha Books, publisher of the Idiot's Guides series and Prima Games, video gaming publishers, as well as the award-winning travel publisher, Rough Guides.

Victoria Blashford-Snell first began cooking in pubs and restaurants around England. She then struck out on her own, running a successful catering business and teaching cooking courses across the United Kingdom. As a result of her zest for travel, she developed an imaginative variety of tastes, from the Mediterranean to the Great Barrier Reef to the Himalayas. Victoria has written many popular cookbooks, including Hor d’Ouevres and Diva Cooking. She has presented 30 programs for Carlton Food Network, UK, and has appeared on food shows across England, the United States, and Canada.

Table of Contents

Introduction 6

Planning Your Party 8

Getting started 10

What shall I serve? 12

Do the math 14

Don't forget the drinks 16

Menu planners 18

The Recipes 30

Little nibbles and mini mouthfuls 32

Step-by-step Parmesan shortbreads 38

6 ways with oatcakes 46

6 ways with spoons 54

Sticks and skewers 62

6 ways with skewers 74

Dips, dippers, and soup shots 86

Crostini, croustades, and crisp tortillas 106

6 ways with crostini 110

Step-by-step croustades 114

Quesadillas and pizzettes 126

Step-by-step pizzette bases 134

Röstis, fritters, and pancakes 142

Step-by-step potato röstis 144

Tartlets and turnovers 164

Step-by-step filo tartlets 166

Step-by-step shortcrust pastry tartlets 172

Wraps, rolls, and finger sandwiches 184

6 ways with wraps 188

6 ways with finger sandwiches 202

Sweet bites 206

Index 218

Acknowledgments 224

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