"Assaggi", meaning "little tastes" are the perfect way to treat your guests appetite as your Italian Summer Dinner Party starts. Chef Staffan Terje presents four bruschetta options with toppings of your choosing to please any palate: Mix and match, cross-pollinate, or follow these recipes to the tee. Whatever you do for your party, remember that "assaggi" are the first impression, so make it count.
2. Delicious Anytime: Caramelized Tomato Tart
This dish of caramelized tomatoes, chopped garlic, and basil on top of puff pastry will make your mouth water. This savory twist on a traditional sweet tart is great as a starter for your dinner party or served with salad as a lightlunch. Executive Chef Geoff Rigby shares his dinner party recipe in this Grokker Premium video.
3. Moroccan Beef Tagine
Moroccan Beef Tagine is a sumptuous, exotic casserole made with delicious, aromatic herbs and spices. Slow cooked in a stovetop tagine or a large, heavy bases saucepan, this dish is best served with rice, cous cous or your choice of vegetables. Your friends will think you are a world-class chef at your next dinner party - give it a go!
4. Amazing Seven Layer Dip
Have a party coming up for which you need an appetizer recipe to feed a crowd? Seven Layer Dip (7 Layer Dip) is your answer. Make it ahead and serve this Mexican inspired dip with warm tortillas or chips. Don’t let the name (7 Layer) stop you. Go ahead and add an eighth layer (jalapenos) or ninth layer (salsa). It’s a sure fire crowd pleaser!
5. How To Make Perfect Guacamole
Learn how to make the perfect guacamole. Grab some chips and start munching!
6. Fried Green Tomatoes With Garlic Aioli
If your garden tomatoes are taking their sweet time to ripen, consider eating them green! Here's an easy recipe for this Southern classic. Enjoy!
7. Warm Spinach Salad, Bacon and Fried Egg
A delicious low-carb dinner that's inexpensive, and packed with nutrients! Consider the warm spinach salad with crispy bacon and a fried egg. Yum!
8. BBQ Ribs & Spicy Wings
Big sporting events always lead to big gatherings of people, and the opportunity to cheer on your team means you can get your mates round and watch the game with some great food! Well what better than some sticky ribs and spicychicken wings to get your your mouth watering? These slow-cooked pork ribs with a homemade sticky marinade and super spicy chicken wings are perfect munch with mates.