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Roasted sweet potato rounds recipe

141 · 55 minutes · Roasted sweet potato rounds recipe


  • 2 large sweet potatoes, cut into 2cm-thick rounds
  • ½ tbsp olive oil
  • 200g feta, chopped
  • 200g Greek-style yogurt
  • squeeze of lemon juice
  • 2 tsp chopped thyme leaves, plus extra leaves, to serve
  • 3 fresh figs, each cut into 8 wedges
  • 1 tsp pomegranate seeds
  • rocket leaves, to serve
  • balsamic glaze, to serve
Easy Italian Tomato Bruschetta - A Must for every BBQ

Tomato Bruschetta, is a must for every outdoor grilling or barbecue meal. Made with fresh tomatoes, onions, celery, basil, parsley, oregano and olive oil. Easy Tomato Bruschetta, Italian never tasted so good.

Honey Ricotta Peach Crostini with Crispy Pancetta

11 · 25 minutes · Summer's best appetizer, this Honey Ricotta Peach Crostini is simply addictive.


  • 4 oz Pancetta
  • 1/4 cup Basil
  • 2 Peaches, large
  • 1 tbsp Honey
Baking & Spices
  • 1/4 cup Balsamic glaze
Oils & Vinegars
  • 2 tbsp Olive oil
Bread & Baked Goods
  • 16 Baguette, slices
  • 1 cup Whole milk ricotta
These shrimp fritters, bursting with flavour, are a great starter or party bite for the holidays.

7 · 40 minutes · These shrimp fritters, bursting with flavour, are a great starter or party bite for the holidays.


  • 7 oz Nordic shrimp, frozen
  • 2 Garlic cloves
  • 4 Green onion
  • 1/2 Lime
  • 1 Egg
  • 2 tsp Lime juice
  • 1/3 cup Mayonnaise
Baking & Spices
  • 3/4 cup All-purpose flour, unbleached
  • 1/2 tsp Baking powder
  • 1/8 tsp Cayenne pepper
  • 1 tsp Paprika, sweet
  • 1/4 tsp Salt
Oils & Vinegars
  • 1 Vegetable oil
  • 6 tbsp Water

Feta Bruschetta with Balsamic Glaze is the perfect starter to your family dinner. Super quick, easy and most importantly - crazy delicious!!

Herbed Cucumber Slices | Cucumber slices topped with hummus |

The all-time favourite indian cooler, cucumber, is topped with flavoured lebanese hummus. An innovative and irresistible way to relish the healthy cucumber, this snack can be had at any time of the day.


  • 1 cup Chick peas, cooked
  • 1 cup Cucumber
  • 2 tsp Garlic
  • 3 sprigs Parsley
  • 1 tbsp Thyme
  • 1 1/2 tsp Lemon juice
Baking & Spices
  • 1 Peppercorns, freshly ground black
  • 1 Salt
Oils & Vinegars
  • 1/4 tsp Oil
  • 1 tbsp Olive oil
  • 1 Small red capsicum
Whipped Ricotta Crostini

3 · Whipped ricotta crostini makes an elegant and easy appetizer. You can serve the crostini with only the ricotta or top them with a variety of toppings and flavors. Guests love to add their own toppings and personalize their crostini.


  • 1 Smoked salmon + cucumber slices + capers
  • 1 clove Garlic
  • 1 Pine nuts + roasted mushrooms + fresh thyme, Toasted
  • 1 Jam
  • 1 Olive tapenade
  • 1 Pesto
  • 1 Pistachios + mint + honey
Baking & Spices
  • 3/4 tsp Sea salt
  • 1 Tomatoes + fresh basil + balsamic glaze
Oils & Vinegars
  • 1 Olive oil, Extra virgin
  • 2 tbsp Olive oil, extra virgin
Bread & Baked Goods
  • 1 Long baguette
  • 1 cup Whole milk ricotta
delicious. editor Karen Barnes' gloriously creamy, baked garlic mushroom pots will leave your dinner party guests in awe, yet are deceivingly simple.

4 · delicious. editor Karen Barnes’s late mum used to make this decadent starter on special occasions, and now Karen makes them regularly. Why? “Because they taste wonderful, they take about 20 minutes to prep and (best of all) you can make the whole thing ahead, then leave the little dishes in the fridge ready to flash through the oven just before everyone sits at the table. That’s my kind of cooking,” she says. Try our baked ricotta pots too for another simple and speedy starter.


  • 500 g Button mushrooms
  • 1 Small bunch Flatleaf parsley, fresh
  • 2 Garlic cloves
Bread & Baked Goods
  • 1 Bread to serve, Crusty
  • 25 g Butter
  • 150 g Cream cheese, full-fat
  • 150 g Creme fraiche
  • 15 g Parmesan
  • halved
  • roughly chopped
  • 6 X 150ml ramekins
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White bean crostini with anchovy and lemon salsa | delicious. magazine

This flavour-packed canapé recipe for anchovy and canellini bean crostini by Lupins restaurant makes for an easy summer starter.

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