It’s a Grazing Board this Christmas! Give your Christmas party a punch with exotic foods, salads, dips, cheeses, crackers, sauces,meats ,vegetables, nuts and fruits .
Here’s how to assemble a Mega Grazing board , pairing foods the way you like. There’s no rule as such but let the foods marry in flavour – for example salsas and nachos , kababs and chutneys , hummus and mini pitas, chutneys with kababs , veg or non veg, nuts like, salted almonds, cashews, dates and raisins, bread rolls, dimsums, cheese varieties, mini fruit pies, the choice is limitless.
It’s all the fashion these days , this interesting assortment of food and it’s economical too.
Decorate your table with flowers, lights and pop open a bottle of wine !!! Serve Mocktails and Punches.
Pineapple Salsa …
Pineapple. 1/2 cored and chopped
Bell peppers 1 diced. One red and one green
Small onion. 1 chopped
Rice wine. 1 tbsp
Olive oil. 1 tbsp
Basil,leaves. 3 tbsp finely chopped
Red chilli flakes. 1 tsp
Salt and pepper to taste1. In a pan, roast pineapple cubes with salt and pepper, and red chilli flakes .
2. Combine with all other ingredients in a bowl drizzling olive oil as you do, toss well and serve with nachos.
Add this to the grazing board along with :Strawberry lemonade
1. Wash and coarsely chop fresh strawberries 1 cup. Stew them for a minute with a little water and set aside.
2. Make 4 cups of lemon juice with sugar and combine with the stewed strawberries.
3. Chill and serve with ice , sprigs of mint or basil and wedges of oranges, set in the bottom of the glass.
Your guests are going to love this !Merry Christmas and Happy New Year!