Food that is eaten with your fingers is called finger food, such as small appetizers that stimulate appetite in the main course. Appetizers are a great recipe idea when organizing a birthday party or just when you receive guests at home.
Appetizers are served at parties, but also on official occasions, to bridge the waiting period until the beginning of the meal. Small appetizers are also served worldwide in bars for alcoholic drinks. One such example is tapas in Spain.
Food served on skewers
Delicious skewers are very obese around the world as they are prepared very quickly and easily and you can use any kind of food. Various cheeses taste delicious with any kind of meat and vegetable combined - e.g. a piece of blue cheese with a piece of fig on a skewer or feta cheese with watermelon, mozzarella with cherry tomato and basil (a typical Italian antipasto), a piece of Emmentaler with a green olive etc.
Finger food recipes make your next party a pleasure
Appetizers for meat lovers
Feta skewers with cucumber (20 pieces)
♦ 400 g feta (Goat cheese)
♦ 1 cucumber
♦ 20 olives (without core)
♦ 10 tbsp olive oil
♦ 1 tbsp Fennel seeds
♦ 1 cup garden cress
♦ Wooden skewers (or plastic skewers)
Mix the finely ground fennel seeds with a pinch of salt, pepper and olive oil.
Slice small cubes of cheese and marinate for an hour in the fennel olive oil. Peel and dice the cucumbers (about the same size as feta cheese).
On a skewer starting with the olive, then the cucumber and then spit the cheese. Serve on a plate and the feta skewers with cucumber Sprinkle with freshly cut garden cress.
You can also add a cherry tomato
Feta skewers with cucumber and watermolon
Finger food buffet
Melon cubes wrapped in ham and seasoned with mint leaves
Edam with bacon and a black olive (gutted)
Small sandwiches are also finger food
Zucchini cheese finger food (6 servings)
♦ 1 pkg. puff pastry
♦ 1 zucchini
♦ 150g cheese (grated, optional)
♦ 6 tsp Parmesan (Grated)
Wash the zucchini and cut once in length. Place one half with the cut surface on a board and cut into thin slices.
Cut the puff pastry lengthwise into 6 strips. Cover the upper edge of each strip with the zucchini slices.
First sprinkle the puff pastry with the coarsely grated cheese and then with Parmesan cheese. Season with salt and pepper as desired. Fold up the bottom half of the puff pastry and roll up the strips lengthwise.
Bake in preheated oven at 200 ° C for 15-20 minutes.
Zucchini cheese rolls with puff pastry dough
Cucumber and tomato canapes and pepper strips with dip
Make sure that your party buffet offers a variety of appetizers. With a balanced menu you should satisfy meat eaters, vegetarians and vegans at the same time. So prepare skewers of meat (ham, bacon), but also those with fish (tuna, salmon) and appetizers, which include cheese and other dairy products. And the vegans among your guests will delight you with their Appetizer only from fruits and vegetables.
Mini hamburgers satisfy the hungry
Stuffed eggs (4 portions)
♦ 6 pcs eggs (Hard cooked)
♦ 5 tbsp mayonnaise
♦ 1 tbsp anchovy paste
Something caviar (or caviar substitute)
Peel and halve the hard-boiled eggs and remove the egg yolks. Mash yolk with a fork, add mayonnaise and anchovy paste and season with salt and pepper.
Fill the egg white halves with the yolk mass and sprinkle with caviar.
You can fill filled eggs with other ingredients as you like
Delicious appetizers served cold
Philadelphia salmon rolls with leeks
Smoked salmon, Philadelphia and cucumber seasoned with fresh dill
Tomato and mozzarella skewers
♦ 500 G maturity cherry tomatoes
♦ 400 G Mini mozzarella ball
♦ 1 fret basil
♦ 3 tsp pesto alla genovese
♦ 3 teaspoons vinegar
♦ 6 tbsp olive oil
♦ pepper from the mill
Make a marinade with pesto, vinegar, oil, salt and pepper. Drain the mozzarella balls and leave to soak in the marinade overnight.
Wash tomatoes and basil. Put on a toothpick a tomato, a basil leaf, a marinated mozzarella ball.
You can halve cherry tomatoes as well
Tomato and mozzarella skewers
Stuffed cucumber slices
Be inspired by the following finger food pictures and prepare delicious appetizers for your next party!
Appetizers for sophisticated occasions such as a wedding party
Tuna on apple slices
Sandwiches with smoked salmon
Fish rolls as a party snack