Whether you're offering a plate of irresistible morsels to accompany predinner drinks, or making a grand entrance with the first course to a sumptuous meal - appetizers play an essential role in whetting the appetite, and creating the perfect atmosphere and mood. From the humblest bowl of spiced almonds to serve with a glass of wine to chips and dips to munch on before a laid-back family meal, elegant canapes to serve with sophisticated cocktails, stunning starters for a sumptuous dinner, and inspired tapas, meze and Asian bites - there's something here for everyone, no matter what the occasion. With 500 mouth-watering appetizers, this book is packed with fabulous ideas for every kind of snack and starter, for every kind of occasion. Every page is filled with ideas and tips to ensure easy, fuss-free entertaining - making it the only book on making snacks and starters that you will ever need.
Susannah Blake is a freelance food writer and editor who divides her time between writing, commissioning, art-directing and styling books and magazine features. She has written six books and has contributed to numerous more. Her work also appears in numerous magazines including She, Living Etc, Now! and The Lady. A passionate traveller, explorer and diner, Susannah has travelled all over the world, and enjoys drawing on these experiences for culinary inspiration