Category: Appetizers

Mini Lasagna

Mini Lasagna

[ 4 ] October 31, 2012 |

This cute little lasagnas are fun to make and fun to eat. These Lasagna Cupcakes have all of the classic lasagna elements with layers of meat, cheeses, and pasta. Wonton wrappers are used instead of the regular pasta. You can find the wonton wrappers  in the produce section of your grocery store –and the wrappers do not […]

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ROASTED RED PEPPER HUMMUS “ESCARPIN”

ROASTED RED PEPPER HUMMUS “ESCARPIN”

[ 2 ] October 24, 2012 |

Finger foods and hors d’oeuvres are always fun to do. When hosting a dinner or a fun cocktail party, these hors d’oeuvres will impress your guest. These cute “escarpin” are easy to make. Cut your tortillas into 12 triangles. Place the triangles into a round pan, like a quiche dish. Fold  the small  tip of […]

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FRESH SALSA

FRESH SALSA

[ 0 ] July 4, 2012 |

  A simple fresh tomato salsa that’s bursting with flavor. It takes only few minutes to prepare and it is absolutely delicious. Fresh tomatoes, red onion, peppers, cilantro, and lime bring summer into your plate. Light and fresh, the salsa is great with Tortilla chips, fresh cut vegetables or serve with chicken, fish or grilled […]

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Seafood Cakes with Remoulade

Seafood Cakes with Remoulade

[ 0 ] April 2, 2012 |

Seafood cakes made with shrimp and crab coated in panko. They are flavorful and elegant.  Serve with a green tossed salad and remoulade.Remoulade is a french sauce. Remoulade is often oil or mayonnaise based. It is often used as an accompaniment to seafood dishes, specially good with seafood cakes. I like to add fat-free yogurt […]

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Wild Mushroom Phyllo Bundles

Wild Mushroom Phyllo Bundles

[ 0 ] March 24, 2012 |

These bundles are a delicious appetizer. They can be made ahead and bake right  before serving. WILD MUSHROOMS PHYLLO BUNDLES   Print Author: Citronlimette Ingredients 2 pounds of mushrooms (Shiitake, white, Oyster, Porcini) or any mushrooms of your choice, diced 3 Tablespoons butter 3 Tablespoons olive oil ¼ cup Porto 1 leek white part only, […]

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Mini Bacon and Potato Frittatas

Mini Bacon and Potato Frittatas

[ 10 ] December 19, 2011 |

A frittata is similar to an omelet.  The frittata is thicker than the traditional French Omelet. Make the mini frittatas in advance and freeze them. They can be reheat just before serving. They make a great appetizer. This recipe is inspired from Cooking Light Magazine.   MINI BACON AND POTATO FRITTATAS   Print Author: Citron […]

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GOUGERES

GOUGERES

[ 0 ] December 1, 2011 |

Gougere is a cheese puff made with the basic choux pastry with some cheese added. I  like to use Gruyere in the Gougere. They make  great appetizers for a party. They are easy to make. They are best served hot from the oven. They freeze very well. I was inspired by Dorie Greenspan’s recipe in […]

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Eggplant Timbales with Tomato-Basil Sauce

Eggplant Timbales with Tomato-Basil Sauce

[ 1 ] November 15, 2011 |

This recipe is not only delicious, it looks very elegant. Serve the timbales hot from the oven with a nice Tomato-Basil  Sauce. EGGPLANT TIMBALES WITH TOMATO-BASIL SAUCE   Print Author: Citronlimette Serves: 4 Ingredients Timbales 1 large eggplant sliced lengthwise Salt and pepper ¾ cup somen noodles 3 Tablespoons olive oil, divided 1 medium leek, […]

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Eggplant Napoleon

Eggplant Napoleon

[ 0 ] October 5, 2011 |

  Eggplant is a fruit and not a vegetable. Although a member of the nightshade family and usually cooked like a vegetable, eggplant is actually a fruit. These Napoleons make a great appetizer or a perfect side dish. A Napoleon usually describes a layered dessert but can also be used to describe layers of other […]

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Crustless Asparagus Quiche

Crustless Asparagus Quiche

[ 1 ] September 27, 2011 |

  Quiche is a classic dish of French Cuisine. It is generally an open pie. It can be eaten for breakfast, lunch or dinner. The crustless quiche is basically a cheese custard with optional fillings. The result is delicious. The lack of crust make this quiche a frittata-like. I like to bake the crustless quiche […]

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