Friday, December 22, 2017

Appetizer Ideas Perfect for Your Holiday Party

Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays from my kitchen to yours!

Have you made all your plans for your this year Christmas menu?
If you are looking for some fun holiday finger food or appetizer inspiration, here are some ideas for you. 
And don't forget to share pictures of your creations with me, and I'll post my favorites here. Just tag your public Instagram photos with #cookingwithmanuela to be featured :)
Happy Holidays!!

Arancini with Ham and Mozzarella: These rice balls are perfectly crispy on the outside, deliciously soft on the inside with a scrumptious melted cheese heart.
Smoked Salmon Mousse Cucumber Bites: Easy-to-make, light and fresh cucumber bites topped with delicious smoked salmon mousse

Rose Shaped Eggplant ParmigianaThis rose shaped appetizer is made with thin slices of eggplant rolled in buttery pastry crust, filled with melted mozzarella cheese and garlicky tomato sauce, a sprinkle of oregano flakes and freshly grated Parmesan cheese.

Italian Potato Croquettes: These homey and comforting potato croquettes are a sure crowd-pleaser

Artichokes and Pancetta Puff Pastry Cups: Crispy and cheesy puff pastry cups filled with the perfect combination of delicate artichokes and savory pancetta.
Potato-Spinach Tart: Scrumptiously healthy and light tart, filled with wholesome potatoes and fresh spinach over a crispy, buttery and cheesy crust.