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Tapas help

wandajune6 | | Nov 27, 2007 10:49 AM


I'm having a dinner party for 10-12 people in a few weeks and am planning to serve tapas. While most of the crew is carniverous, I have a few picky carnivores, a vegan, and someone who only eats raw foods. Here's what I was thinking of serving:

marinated olives
marcona almonds
manchego cheese
lamb meatballs in a spicy tomato sauce
sizzling garlic shrimp
bacon-wrapped dates
pisto manchego
garlic potato salad or roasted potatoes with garlic aioli
some sort of all-raw salad

I was also considering serrano ham (thinly sliced), marinated mushrooms, and maybe a dressed-up crudite platter. And lots of great bread.

For dessert, I was thinking of candied walnuts, assorted dried fruit, and a few types of homemade cookies (I have a few vegan recipes that are great).

Does anyone have any other suggestions of what to add to the menu? Do you think that this will pass with a picky group? A vegan group? A raw group? My raw friend expects very little when invited to these sorts of things but I still want to take care of her.

Thanks so much!

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