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Starters

A collection of starters and snacks for everyday or for dinner parties.  To get the full recipe just click on the link by each of the pictures.
 
Seared Scallops with Chorizo, Apple Puree and Cider Butter Sauce     
                                    

Chicken Liver & Raspberry Salad - beautiful fresh chicken livers with the sharpness of raspberries in a very simple salad with rocket.            


Cod "Scotch" Eggs a really impressive starter with the surprise of the quail's egg in the middle.  Also makes for a great tapa.








Ham Hock Terrine  Terrines are an easy but impressive starter or snack









Prawns in Garlic - Gambas al Ajilo One of the best, most famous Spanish dishes.  Either serve as a starter, tapa or even main course, served with rice.








Mussels Spanish Style  This is one of my favourite ways of preparing and eating mussels, either as a starter or a main course with plenty of crusty fresh bread.  The combination of chorizo, chilli & tomato is just perfectly Mediterranean.







Chicken Liver Pate  An easy to make pate, ready in 20 minutes, to be used as an everyday snack, starter or impress as part of a dinner party.








French Onion Tart a classic caramelised onion tart enriched with grated cheese.  Great as a starter or a lunch time snack with a little salad.







Salmon and Broccoli Quiche Take a slice and serve with a little green salad for a great easy starter.