Dinner Party Organisation Ideas

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Dinner party Organisation Ideas

Dinner Party Organisation Ideas (or How to host a dinner party and actually enjoy yourself) We love hosting a dinner party for friends at PaintSewGlueChew Towers.  What could be nicer than the company of good friends, plentiful food and drink in your own home.  But I know so many people who hate to entertain. They get stressed out and don’t … Read More

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Beetroot Feta and Mint Canapes

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Beetroot feta and mint canapes

Beetroot Feta and Mint Canapes The key to a good canapé, (in my opinion) is mouth sized bites of simple ingredients that just gel together.  Beetroot Feta and Mint are just such a combination.  Proof that nibbles do not have to be complicated to look impressive. This canape idea simply combines beetroot feta and mint on a cocktail stick.  It only takes around 5 … Read More

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Personalised Alphabet Pavlova

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Personalised alphabet pavlova

Personalised Alphabet Pavlova Letters What could make your guests feel more special than a personalised alphabet pavlova with their own initial? Pimp up this easy summer dessert by spooning (or piping) the meringue into alphabet letter shapes before baking and serving.First make the meringue mixture using my foolproof ultimate chewy meringue recipe. This volume of mix made me 8 letters of … Read More

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Pimp up your Chocolate Cake with Homemade Chocolate Jazzies

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Homemade Jazzies

Homemade Chocolate Jazzies These homemade chocolate jazzies elevate a plain chocolate cake (if there is such a thing) into the big league.  They are very quick and easy to make – and create a bit of a wow impact for virtually no effort.  (Especially for bakers like me who can’t ice). If you use decent chocolate these are so much … Read More

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Brioche Pate Heart Nibbles

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Brioche pate heart nibbles

Brioche Pate Heart Nibbles Regular visitors to this blog may know that it was our families turn this year to host the Hogmanay (New Years Eve) party. For the starter that night I planned to make a thai fish soup that I had eaten at a friends house a month before.  The soup was made….but about 2 hours before guests arrived I tasted … Read More

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