Second Edition, repackaged with a new cover and subtitle. (Originally entitled Tastefully Small Finger Sandwiches: Easy Party Sandwiches for All Occasions.)
If you think finger sandwiches are just for frilly tea parties, think again. This contemporary take on a classic theme sets the stage for any occasion, from baby showers to Super Bowl parties. From tiny twists on familiar favorites like Tea-Smoked Egg Salad Diamonds to striking originals like Beef, Apple, and Watercress Spirals, over fifty flavorful fillings and sandwich styles make this handy volume an indispensable resource.
From simple knife-cut sandwiches--built to impress in ten minutes or less--to fancy layering and inlay techniques, this book’s clear, easy instructions and beautiful illustrations take the guesswork out of creative entertaining and reveal the artistic cook’s secret: what’s beautiful is not necessarily hard to make! Each mouthwatering recipe includes time-saving tips and useful variations. Dramatic yet easy garnish and plating ideas include a sandwich bouquet, condiment designs and more.
Whether you’re planning a simple luncheon, an elaborate buffet, or just dressing up drinks with the neighbors, these new sandwich combinations and presentation ideas are sure to impress all you serve.
Everybody loves a sandwich, and Hendrickson has really covered all bases, with something for every gathering, every palate, and every level. Whether it's a fancy reception or a fun afternoon in the kitchen with the kids, this book will make you the hero of the day.
--Chef Jason Truckenmiller, Ritz-Carlton Laguna Niguel, CA
A must-have for every host who wants to create beautiful toothsome bits with little fuss and lots of savvy. I'm going to make her caper and green tea bites for St. Patrick's Day!
--Elizabeth Knight, author of Tea with Friends and Celtic Teas with Friends