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6 Fabulous finger foods that won’t have you slaving away while hosting a party

Hosting a party can be stressful, we've got 6 fantastic recipes that will save you time and leave you feeling relaxed when your guests arrive.

by: Robyn Brittow | 04 Jul 2018
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ALSO READ: How to host a boozy house party on a budget.

There’s nothing worse than the stress of ensuring everything is going according to plan when hosting a party, from the music to the food you want everything to run smoothly.

When throwing a party you don’t want to neglect your guests whilst being bartender, a great way to ensure everyone has a drink is to make your signature cocktail in bulk and get a chic dispenser with glasses on the side so that when your guests arrive they can help themselves to a drink.

Try these cocktail recipes and make it your signature drink.

These 6 recipes are quick and easy and can be made ahead to save you time and allow you to enjoy your party!

Mini hamburgers

Prepare your patties, cut the rolls and toppings and create a build a burger station for guests to make their own. When it’s time to serve just reheat your patties and you’re good to go!

mini hamburgers

Quick and easy vegetarian nachos

A great finger food to have on hand when guests arrive to nibble on. This is so quick to throw together, you don’t even have to make it ahead!

vegetarian nachos

Lamb kofta on rosemary skewers

These take 10 minutes to prepare, it couldn’t be any quicker! If you’re preparing a braai you can pop these on for 10 minutes or put them in the oven to cook.

lamb koftas

Bbq cauliflower nuggets with a sour cream and chive dip

The most delicious vegetable nuggets your guests will ever eat! Prepare the dip the night before and all that's left to do is the cauliflower. Quick, simple and oh-so delicious!

cauliflower nuggets

Spicy lime chicken wings

These are so mouth-wateringly delicious that your friends won’t miss KFC one bit!

spicy chicken lime wings

And of course, it’s not a party without dessert, these chocolate tacos are the perfect ending to your party, make the filling and shells ahead of time and assemble when dessert is ready to be served!

chocolate tacos


Plan the ultimate dinner party: 3 fool-proof recipes and tips from Siba Mtongana

The queen of convenience and elegance; Siba Mtongana shares her fundamental tips on how to relieve the pressure when hosting guests. by: Robyn Brittow | 24 Apr 2018 The captivating, bubbly chef recently held a master class in Cape Town where she demonstrated how to make a delicious 3-course meal, starting with a buttery asparagus and tomato vegetarian tart, Asian-inspired tender duck and ending off with a decadent Italian tiramisu.

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