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5 creative types of platter that will make entertaining easy

If you love creating a beautiful grazing platter to feed your guests, your world is about to open up! From breakfast boards to dessert delights, here are all our favourite ways to interpret a platter – and they all make entertaining a breeze.

Food To Love|Feb 16, 2020

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  • Gluten-free pork and fennel sausage rolls

    These gluten-free sausage rolls are easier to make than the original which uses pastry and, dare we say it, we prefer them! Whip up a batch the next time you're entertaining and you won't have to worry about any dietary requirements!

    New Zealand Woman's Weekly|Feb 04, 2020

  • Gluten-free fish fingers with a nutty crumb

    It’s hard to resist freshly crumbed and fried fish, especially during the summer, but what if you’re keen to avoid using bread-crumbs? Polenta can be gritty and rice flour sandy, but this nut crumb is just right!

    New Zealand Woman's Weekly|Feb 04, 2020

  • Pavlova roll with marinated berries & spiced cream

    Everyone loves a classic pav at Christmas, but try rolling yours into a luscious log for a delicious update. This billowy confection of meringue wrapped around a centre of sweet berries and spiced cream will cause a sensation when it arrives at the table.

    Nadia|Dec 05, 2019

  • 15 easy Christmas cocktails that will make your day extra merry

    Raise a glass - it's the most wonderful time of the year! These summery cocktails will bring the cheer for you and your guests this Christmas, so make sure you give yourself a chance to relax in the sun with a drink in hand.

    Food To Love|Nov 27, 2019

  • Profiteroles with homemade mango curd

    Create little morsels of sweetness with this mango profiteroles recipe! Homemade pastries are filled with cream and silky mango curd - making a bite-sized dessert that is perfect for your next summer dinner party.

    Food|Nov 25, 2019

  • Chicken, cranberry and brie filo parcels

    Is there any combination quite as tasty as chicken, cranberry and brie? Wrap this delectable mixture up in crispy filo pastry to make little parcels that are bursting with flavour - perfect as a Christmas starter or take-a-plate idea.

    Nadia|Nov 25, 2019

  • Cornmeal chicken sticks with jalapeno aioli

    These tasty chicken sticks make a finger-licking snack that is perfect as a starter in your Christmas feast or dinner party. Packed with flavour and delightfully crispy, they'll be gone before you know it!

    Nadia|Nov 25, 2019

  • 3 delicious ideas for bruschetta toppings

    Italy’s most famous antipasto makes the perfect addition to a sharing platter - so try one of these three scrumptious ideas to impress your guests. They would be a fantastic way to get the nibbles started on Christmas Day!

    Nadia|Nov 11, 2019

  • Strawberry and cream sponge drops

    These dainty little strawberry sponge sandwiches are divine! The only problem is, it’s very easy to eat a lot of them - which makes them perfect for dinner parties so they can be gobbled up quickly by your guests.

    New Zealand Woman's Weekly|Nov 08, 2019