Ham And Manchego Tarts

Ham And Manchego Tarts

I find tartlets to be the ultimate upscale party food. They are super easy to make, one or two bite treats, and have enough variety to appeal to all kinds of diets. These ham and manchego tarts only have 4 ingredients and take less than 

Forshmak On Toast

Forshmak On Toast

If you’ve never had salo before, it is definitely something you should give a shot. The definition of what it is may put some people off, but trust me it is delicious. Salo is just cured pork backfat, and can be eaten smoked, marinated, fried, 

Sweet Potato Crostini

Sweet Potato Crostini

Whenever I’m hosting a dinner party I ALWAYS serve canapes. These one or two bite hors d’oeuvres are usually just a few ingredients on top of a piece of bread. Not at all unlike the famous Barcelona pinchos! These sweet potato crostini are great because 

Miso Glazed Shrimp Skewers

Miso Glazed Shrimp Skewers

I absolutely love making shrimp skewers as an hors d’oeuvre when I host dinner parties. In fact, one of the earliest recipes on this site was my Korean gochujang version. However, I just bought a big bag of miso paste so it’s time for all 

Crab Rangoons

Crab Rangoons

I LOVE American-Chinese food. Even when I was living in China for years I would still get a craving for some orange chicken or crab rangoons. These little stuffed and fried wontons are crazy addicting and so tasty. Not to mention much more cost effective 

Chanterelle Toast

Chanterelle Toast

Whenever it is chanterelle season I inevitably buy far too much. Well, can you really have too many chanterelles? These are some of my favorite mushrooms, and one of my favorite ways to serve them is chanterelle toast. This recipe is so easy and simple 

Ukrainian Meatballs (Котлети) Recipe

Ukrainian Meatballs (Котлети) Recipe

See the big pot in that picture? That was the amount of Ukrainian meatballs, or Котлети that Alona‘s babusya made for a holiday party. No, wait, that’s just one pot, there’s another of equal size just outside the frame. These are some of my favorite 

Easy Homemade Boursin Cheese

Easy Homemade Boursin Cheese

If you love Boursin cheese but want to save a bit of money then this recipe is for you. This easy homemade Boursin cheese is a great way to make enough Boursin for a party without spending a lot of money. Not to mention, you 

Honey Sriracha Wings

Honey Sriracha Wings

Chicken wings are one of the best party foods. From Super Bowl parties, to outdoor BBQs, to just hanging with friends, chicken wings are always a popular offering. These honey sriracha wings are a great option for those who want an Asian fusion choice along 

Scallop Crudo

Scallop Crudo

Crudo, the Italian word for raw, is more a preparation rather than a dish. In this case, scallop crudo just means raw scallops. Of course, I couldn’t make a recipe post of just “buy raw scallops, serve” so this is my interpretation of this popular