Get any celebration off to a perfect start with recipes for easy appetizers, fabulous finger foods and scrumptious salads, shown in over 325 photographs. This title offers an irresistible collection of ideas to start the meal, with over 325 appetizers from a wide range of cuisines. It contains tempting suggestions for every type of starter from finger foods, dips and elegant first courses to buffet party bites and snacks. It helps you tantalize your guests with intriguing tastes from all over the world, such as Crab Dim Sum with Chinese Chives, Vegetable Tempura, Taquitos with Beef, Shish Kebabs with Sumac, and Chicken Flautas. Every recipe has step-by-step instructions and a beautiful photograph of the finished dish to ensure perfect results every time. Complete nutritional notes allow you to plan a balanced, healthy menu. At buffets, light lunches or celebrations, serve a selection of miniature tartlets, croquettes, koftas, prawn balls, fish cakes, seafood rolls, fritters and dumplings. A variety of tasty morsels is always popular, and guaranteed to get your guests in the party mood. You will be spoilt for choice with this wealth of recipes for over 325 easy and elegant appetizers. There are pates, terrines and mousses, tarts and pastries, fritters and tempuras, poultry and meat bites, fish and shellfish nibbles, and delectable salad starters. Every mouth-watering recipe is photographed, and clear step-by-step instructions ensure successful results. A nutritional analysis accompanies each recipe, so you can plan a balanced meal. Including cook's tips, advice about ingredients and suggestions for variations, this book has all you need to make any occasion go with a swing.