It’s almost 2014, so time to throw a real yummy party to welcome the new year.
Here are some of my foolproof NYE party recipes, easy to prepare ahead and definitely crowd-pleasing.
So, raise your glasses and let me wish you a wonderful new year, with lots and lots of great food.
Festive Marmalade Fizz – tastes of cinnamon and orange, perfect for the festive season
Earl Fizz – Spike your champagne with some gin-Earl Grey flavours
Bacon-wrapped dates with blue cheese – a surprising flavour combination
Sausage rolls – great to feed a crowd
Feta cake with courgette and mint – really easy and a winner with vegetarians
Hummus – my favourite party dip
Moroccan meatballs – exotic meaty treats
Coconut Wan Tans – crispy parcels of deliciousness
Coleslaw – the perfect side dish at any party
Pesto Pasta Salad – a great stomach-filler
Pumpkin Coconut Soup – a warming bowl to eat after midnight
Chocolate Mousse – make one big bowl so everyone can help themselves
Mini Chocolate Beignets – people will love guessing what deep-fried celebration they’re getting
Whisky marmalade cake – the star at any party
More recipes here