An hors d'oeuvre bible with 200 foolproof recipes, step-by-step techniques, and menu planners for appetizers to impress your guests.
From simple, quick appetizers to sophisticated creations that will really wow your guests, discover how to make tarts, blinis, frittatas, Middle Eastern mezze, Spanish tapas, and more with Hors d'Oeuvres.
Featuring innovative assembly sequences, technique step-by-steps, and "6 ways with" spreads that take a basic style of hors d'oeuvres and give you six simple and stunning recipe ideas, Hors d'Oeuvres shows you how to create these masterpieces yourself all through fully illustrated, clear step-by-step assembly sequences, ensuring your work is never less than perfect. This updated a edition features a modern, refreshed design.
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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
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