Canapes

Fish Balls with Lemon Grass

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Fish Balls with Lemon Grass

These little balls have much more flavour than plain fish and although they can be served simply as little balls, they […]

Easy San Choy Bau

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Easy San Choy Bau

San Choy Bau is a long time favourite in my household. My kids called it “Chinese hamburger” when they were growing up. […]

Steamed Pork Dim Sims

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Steamed Pork Dim Sims

I came up with this recipe when looking for something to cook one Chinese New Year. Traditionally, these  would be deep-fried after […]

Eggplant and Zucchini Fritters

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Eggplant and Zucchini Fritters

Many cuisines feature fritters. In the Mediterranean, cooking in extra virgin olive oil was always a way of making inexpensive ingredients taste […]

Labna

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Labna or Labneh

Many cuisines have a version of Labna or Labneh, sometimes called a “cheese”, which can be eaten any time of the day and […]

Pasta Shells with Tomato, Basil and Tapenade

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Pasta Shells with Tomato, Basil & Tapenade

These Pasta Shells with Tomato, Basil & Tapenade are a surprisingly inexpensive and easy finger food.

Makes: 20 shells
Preparation time: […]

Scallops with Ginger, Shallots and Sesame

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Scallops with Ginger, Shallots and Sesame

Chinese restaurants steam scallops like this. I developed this recipe for Scallops with Ginger, Shallots and Sesame many years ago […]

Figs Wrapped in Prosciutto

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Figs Wrapped in Prosciutto

Figs Wrapped in Prosciutto is so simple you do not really require a recipe. It relies on the beautiful flavour of figs […]

Tapenade

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 Tapenade

Tapenade is a versatile olive and caper spread. Originally from Provence, it takes its name from the French word for capers, but it relies more […]

Tomato Tarts with Fetta and Tapenade

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Tomato Tarts with Fetta and Tapenade

These delightful little Tomato Tarts with Fetta and Tapenade can be made larger to serve as an entree. I use […]