We had a few friends over for small get-together last night and had some fun with planning our menu. Actually, we waited until the absolute last minute to plan the menu, but when we settled on what we were serving, I was really pleased with how it came together.
Typically, I’ll cook a meal when we have a party so that everyone eats at one time and fills up (last time I made chicken and waffles, which went down well!). I thought it would be fun this time to serve canapés and give guests three different dishes to try. We made shrimp n’ grits, scotch quail eggs, and barbecue chicken wings served in adorable little ceramic dishes we picked up at Sainsburys.
You may have seen my recipe for scotch eggs with chicken eggs, but here is a slightly different version in case you’d like to serve up smaller, hors d’oeuvre-sized portions. continue reading