Be the hostess with the mostess this season and kick up your festive party with a hot and cold selection of party snack ideas that are bite size and delicious.
Bite size snacks are a great for offering guests at drinks partys as they not only take the edge off hunger, but leave people free enough to enjoy drinks and socialise.
We have a simple selection of recipes that can all be made in advance or reheated in the moment giving you time to maximise on stylish presentation for visual impact when your guests arrive and space from the kitchen to enjoy their company for the rest of the evening.
Add a splash of colour with cherry tomatoes and mini mozzarella balls on sticks, or some unusual mini food, like the squid hot dogs,or simply go down the traditional route with mini quiches and a sophisticated bowl of sweet potato chips. Mix up hot and cold and a variety of choices to suit most major dietary requirements and you'll have one happy crowd.
Have a look at our bite size selection of party snack ideas and be inspired for the festive season.
Freshly fried and crispy vegetarian springs will go like hot cakes. Make up mini bite size versions for easy finger food.
IF you're looking for bite size festive food, these canapes tick all the boxes. Cramming cranberries, home made mayonnaise, roast pork and gorgonzola on top of bite size slices of baguette adds colour and flavour to any drinks party.
Italian chef Moreno Cedroni devised the recipe for these fun squid hot dogs that are bound to create a talking point at your party.
This classic Tuscan appetizer of chopped liver on crostini is a tasty finger food for meat lovers.
This fava bean dip is a great alternative for a light appetizer that can be spread onto bite size pieces of toast before the party or left as a DIY starter leaving guests free to help themselves.
Kick chips up a gear with this sophisticated offering of home made sweet potato crisps and a blended avocado and mayonnaise dip.
Knock up some mini pizzas and you will have an adoring crowd. Make them small enough to be bite size or slice inoto bite size triangles.
Delicious tasty bites of mini quiche make perfect hand size snacks.
Serve these mini quiches hot and you can't go wrong with a warm melt in your mouth crumbly pasty encasing the rich creamy filling.
These quinoa tarts not only look great, they're a perfect option to serve any gluten intolerant guests.
These simple skewers add fun and colour to any buffet spread and are easy to much on while standing.
For those feeling nostalgic, these are a party classic that will bring back memories.