If you’ve ever been out to a restaurant with friends and ordered a few appetizers or a large platter to share, you’ll know how sociable and tempting it is to indulge in several dishes at once. This is a popular way of eating in many parts of the world--the Spanish have tapas, the Chinese have dim sum, and many regions of the Mediterranean and Middle East enjoy meze. In Small Plates, Annie Rigg serves up an irresistible selection of plates to share from all around the world. For global Meat dishes, look no further. From chorizo with red wine to honey and soy glazed baby ribs, you’ll find something utterly delicious in this chapter. There are so many tasty morsels to make with Seafood. Try crisp calamari--perfect for sharing--or elegant, individual shrimp cocktails, which can easily be prepared in advance. Veggie finger food and bites are for everyone, not just vegetarians. Tuck into garlic and white bean dip, grilled halloumi skewers, and herby falafel with red bell pepper houmous and pickled chiles. With these easy, mouthwatering recipes, you’ll soon discover that grazing plates and small bowls of shareable food make entertaining fuss-free and fun.
- Small plates are the hot new trend in food.
- More than 25 easy-to-follow recipes for perfect food to share.
- Mouthwatering photography by Steve Baxter.