Christmas is a time for family, feasts and of course, many festive soirées. We’ve found six of the finest canapés to serve for a plateful of impressive party food. From Tom Aikens’ tarts to irresistibly crunchy peanut and toffee bonbons, these nibbles are bound to impress.
1 Russian oyster, caviar and quail yolk canapés
These Russian oyster, caviar and quail yolk canapés are ideal for an elegant bite. Try them here.
PLUS: For the chance to win an oyster masterclass at Bentley’s in London, click here.
2 Crunchy peanut and toffee bonbons
Perfect for a mouth-watering bite of crunchy decadence, tuck in to these crunchy peanut and toffee bonbons. Find the indulgent recipe here.
3 Simon Hulstone’s goats’ cheesecake with red onion jam
Simon Hulstone, chef proprietor at The Elephant in Devon, has created a magnificent goats’ cheese canapé that pairs perfectly with his tangy red onion jam. If you’ve never tried a savoury cheesecake before, definitely give this flavoursome recipe a go. Try it here.
4 Tom Aikens’ organic mini pumpkin and ricotta tarts
Tom Aikens’ mini tarts with spiced honey make a perfect party canapé. With a crisp puff pastry base topped with a lightly spiced, sweet pumpkin purée and creamy ricotta cheese, they’re both seasonal and sumptuous. Find Tom’s recipe here.
PLUS: For a few of Tom’s Christmas cooking tips, see here.
5 Parma Ham and stilton croquettes
These Parma Ham packed croquettes are ideal for a flavoursome nibble. Easy to make, serve them to guests for a crumbly Christmas party canapé. Try the recipe here.
6 Beetroot crisps with horseradish and dill smetana
Made with fresh beetroot, horseradish and Russian smetana, these beetroot crisps come with an added kick. Find the recipe here.
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