The best crowd-pleasing appetisers

This time of year can get insanely busy with work functions, parties with friends and family gatherings. If you're hosting a big party soon or if you're looking for some inspiration on what to bring to a gathering, look no further – we have some easy-to-make crowd-pleasing recipes right here. 

  1. Spinach Cob Loaf
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    Catering for a crowd is made easy with this vegetarian spinach cob loaf. It's an easy-to-make, cheap, low-fuss recipe – and who can say no to a yummy spinach dip that comes with its own bowl! Recipe here. (Image via

  2. Prawn Cocktail Canapes 
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    These bite-sized pieces are an ideal appetiser, especially if you have a hearty meal coming up later. Summer is the season to indulge in fresh seafood – and these prawn canapes also make a great pairing with your favourite white wine. Recipe here. (Image via

  3. Thai chicken skewers
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    Bring some culture to your canapes with these Thai flavoured chicken skewers. Serve with a pot of sweet-chilli sauce for some extra zing. Recipe here.
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  4. Seared scallops with sweet chili sauce
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    If you're among seafood fans, you'll gain a lot of popularity with this healthy appetiser. The best news? You can prepare them a day in advance if need be. Recipe here. (Image via

  5. Mini Jacket Potatoes 
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    These scrumptious spuds will be the hit of the party! The soured cream, sea-salt and chives add the perfect flavour kick. Recipe here. (Image via

  6. Vegetarian Spring Rolls
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    For restaurant quality spring rolls at home, this recipe is the one for you. Serve with small bowls of sweet chili or soy sauce. Recipe here. 

  7. Porchetta Sliders
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    If you have a bit of time on your hands, these succulent sliders will have your friends and family begging for the recipe. Recipe here.

Leave a comment below if you have a crowd-pleasing recipe to share.