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How to serve pasta as finger food, and Nepali Italian finger foods.


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How to serve pasta as finger food, and Nepali Italian finger foods.

joonjoon | May 11, 2011 11:45 AM

Hi all,

I'm going to be "catering" an engagement party for my best friend. She is Italian and her fiance is Nepali. I would like the food to be mostly finger foods that represents both of their culinary cultures in various ways.

My first question: Is there a way to serve pasta as a finger food? I'd like to serve some pasta of some sort (thinking like a Nepali spiced carbonara/alfredo...or maybe tomato based), but I have no idea how to serve it in a finger food setting. Any suggestions?

Finally, if anyone has some ideas for Nepali/Italian fusion type dishes I'd appreciate any ideas. This is what I have floating around in my head so far:

Edit: Added some new ideas:
chicken chili tacos with momo sauce. (
Nepali spiced italian meatballs...on a stick or on bread?
Tandoori wings?
Bruschetta "carpaccio". rare Filet/Arugula/Parm/Caper/Lemon Juice/EVOO, tomato cilantro,
Fig ricotta honey balls wrapped in prosciutto.
Cucumber/cilantro/tomato/evoo "caprese"
meat on a stick
mini potato skins, alu dum style:
curry puff pastry
Nepali lentil "hummus"

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