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6 Original ideas for appetizers to prepare at your home

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Discover a selection of 6 original and delicious appetizer proposals, with simple, practical and easy recipes to prepare in the comfort of your home, with your family and friends. Surprise yourself at a family dinner with some starters that will be successful and hopefully soon you can share them with friends on a spring and summer afternoon that also goes well with a table wine.

6 delightfull and original proposals with only natural products!

1. MOZZARELLA CHEESE & TOMATO WITH ORANGE BLOSSOM HONEY WITH CHILLI

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This is a super easy appetizer to make, with a unique flavour and presentation!

A special suggestion to make as an appetizer for when you are hosting friends or family at your place, or even as great finger food at a party. This Mozzarella Cheese and Tomato Toast with Orange Blossom Honey with Chilli Is going to be a success as an easy and tasty snack!

Ingredients:

  • 1 Burrata or mozzarella di búfala cheese
  • 3 Slices of multigrain bread
  • 1 Bunch of cherry tomatoes
  • Extra virgin olive oil with green peppercorns meia.dúzia®
  • Orange blossom honey with chilli meia.diúzia®🌶
  • A pinch of oregano Cantinho das Aromáticas

Preparation:

  1. Drizzle the bread with the extra virgin olive oil with green peppercorns meia.dúzia®, 2 slices of burrata cheese and 2 tomatoes for each slice of bread.
  2. Place in the oven and grill for 5 minutes, to melt cheese
  3. Spread some orange blossom honey with chilli meia.dúzia® together with a pinch of oregano.
  4. Slice the toast in two parts, and it´s ready.

Suggestion: It should be served hot! Deliciously yummy 😋

3 pax. | easy | economic | time: 15 min (oven 5 min)

2. BLACK PORK HAM WITH RED PEPPER CHUTNEY & CHIVES

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This Black Pork Ham Toast with Red Pepper Chutney and Chives is super fast to make, and it’s a great suggestion to serve as an apetizer or as a easy and simple dinner. We suggest to accompany with a nice red wine!

Ingredients:

  • Multigrain bread
  • 4 Slices of black pork ham
  • 1 Tube of red pepper chutney 200g meia.dúzia®
  • 1 Bottle of extra virgin olive oil with black peppercorns meia.dúzia®
  • Chives

Preparation:

  1. Drizzle the bread with the extra virgin olive oil with black peppercorns meia.dúzia®;
  2. Spread the bread with the red pepper chutney tube 200g meia.dúzia®;
  3. Place the slices of black pork ham over the bread;
  4. Garnish with an extra dollop of red pepper chutney 200g meia.dúzia® and a pinch of chives.

3 pax. | easy | economic | time: 7 min

3. SMOKED SALMON & AVOCADO WITH MANGO CHUTNEY & PARSLEY

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A light and fresh suggestion for lunch or brunch in a nice afternoon of Spring or Summer!

The Smoked Salmon and Avocado Toast with Mango Chutney is a very simple and healthy option with a delicious presentation!

Ingredients:

  • 3 Slices of multigrain bread with seeds
  • 100g smoked salmon 
  • 1 Avocado 
  • 1 Tube of mango chutney 200g meia.dúzia®
  • 1 Tube of extra virgin olive oil with green peppercorns meia.dúzia®
  • Parsley leaves as desired

Preparation: 

  1. Drizzle the extra virgin olive oil with green peppercorns meia.dúzia® over the bread.
  2. Cut the avocado in slices and place it on the bread, followed by the smoked salmon.
  3. Spread the mango chutney meia.dúzia® and garnish with the parsley leaves as desired.

3 pax. | easy | economic | time: 10 min

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4. CURED CHÉVRE CHEESE WITH BRAVO DE ESMOLFE APPLE AND CINNAMON JAM

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 Another appetizer that you can do easily in the comfort of your home, as a snack or even for breakfast!

We united a little bit of Goat Cheese with our wonderful Apple and Cinnamon Jam to give you this great comfort food, that is really simple and easy to make!

Ingredients:

  • 3 Slices of beetroot and wheat bread;6 Slices of cured chévre cheese (Palhais);
  • 1 Tube of bravo de esmolfe apple and cinnamon extra jam meia.dúzia®;
  • 6 Peppermint leaves;
  • Sliced green apple

Preparation: 

  1. Place 2 slices of cured chévre cheese over each slice of beetroot and wheat bread.
  2. Next spread a dollop of the bravo de esmolfe apple and cinnamon extra jam meia.dúzia® over the cheese.
  3. Garnish with green apple slices and a few peppermint leaves.

3 pax. | easy | economic | time: 10 min

5. CREAMY SHEEP’S CHEESE WITH PUMPKIN ORANGE JAM WITH CINNAMON, ALMONDS & NUTS

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A great light and delicious appetizer that is great as a late night snack or even as a light and easy dinner after a hard day’s work!

The combination of our Pumpkin and Orange Jam with cinnamon, honey and almonds with some creamy sheeps cheese and some walnuts results in a very simple appetizer for when you want to serve something as a snack in a good and warm evening.

Ingredients:

  • 3 Slices of carob and quinoa bread;
  • 100g creamy sheep’s cheese (SEIA de Tavares);
  • 1 Tube of pumpkin orange jam with cinnamon and almonds meia.dúzia®;
  • Chopped nuts;

Preparation:

  1. Mix the creamy sheep’s cheese together with the pumpkin orange and cinnamon jam meia.dúzia®;
  2. Place the mixture on the carob and quinoa bread;
  3. Garnish with the nuts as desired.

3 pax. | easy | economic | time: 10 min

6. CANNED SARDINES WITH STRAWBERRY AND CHILLI JAM & CHIVES

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For last we saved the most improbable of our suggestion a Sardines Toast with Strawberry and Chilli Jam and Chives!

A bold but easy recipe to make when you host friends or family that you want to impress with a more gourmet appetizer that wi for sure surprise them. Everyone that tried it loved it, how about you?

Ingredients:

Preparation:

  1. Drizzle the extra virgin olive oil with chilli meia.dúzia® over the bread;
  2. Place a dollop of strawberry port wine and chilli jam tube meia.dúzia®;
  3. Open the sardines and place one sardine on each slice of bread;
  4. Garnish with 3 slices of strawberries and lemon thyme

3 pax. | easy | economic | time: 10 min

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