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Summer Soups and Starters Recipes

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The recipes in this section have been specially chosen as being suitable for summer eating. Most are cold dishes, however some hot dishes have been added as they feature summer produce.

See also :-    Summer Recipes  |  What's In Season  | BBQs & Picnics

Key:-   Veg = Vegetarian     HT = Hot      CD = Cold      SP = Soup      HD = Starter 

Summer Soup Recipes

Chilled Strawberry Soup    Veg CD SP 5mins plus chilling

Avocado Soup with Tequila    CD SP Mexican 10mins plus chilling

Balkan Cucumber Soup    Veg CD SP Bulgarian 10mins plus chilling

Minted Watermelon Soup with Ginger    Veg CD SP 10mins plus chilling

Avocado Soup    Veg CD 15mins

Chilled Raspberry Soup    Veg CD SP 15mins plus chilling

Gazpacho Extremeno    Veg CD SP Spanish 20mins plus chilling

Rhubarb and Mint Soup    Veg CD SP English 20mins plus cooling

Elderberry and Apple Soup    Veg  CD SP 25mins

Orange Blueberry Soup    Veg CD SP 25mins

Chilled Cream of Lettuce Soup    CD British 30mins

Chilled Curried Apple Soup    Veg CD 30mins plus chilling

Chilled Pea and Mint Soup    Veg CD SP Swedish 30mins plus chilling

Moroccan Carrot Soup    CD SP 30mins plus chilling

Beetroot and Orange Soup    CD SP 35mins

Chilled Cherry Soup    Veg CD 35mins plus chilling

Meggyleves Cherry Soup    Veg CD SP Hungarian 40mins plus chilling

Papaya Soup    Veg  CD SP Tahitian 40mins

Cream of Endive Soup     CD SP Belgian 45mins

Chilled Carrot and Orange Soup    Veg CD 55mins plus chilling

Chilled Asparagus Soup    CD SP 60mins plus chilling

Spiced Plum Soup Veg     CD SP 60mins

Spiced Carrot Soup Veg     CD SP 70mins

Chilled Cucumber Soup with Dill    CD SP 90mins


Summer Starters Recipes

Fish Starters

Crab Cocktail   CD  HD   10mins

Crab Louis   CD  HD   10mins plus chilling

Oranges with Anchovy    CD  HD  10mins plus chilling     

Prawn and Avocado Cocktail   CD  HD   10mins

Prawn Cocktail   CD  HD   10mins

Red Snapper Cebiche    CD  MC  Peruvian   10mins plus marinating  

Salmon Ceviche    CD  MC  HD  Peruvian   10mins plus marinating     

Smoked Fish Ceviche    CD  HD  Mexican   10mins plus marinating  

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Smoked Mackerel Pate   CD  HD  10mins plus chilling  

Tuna & Bean Salad   CD  HD  Italian    10mins plus chilling

Brill Pate    CD  HD  British   15mins plus chilling                

Caviar Tomatoes   CD  HD  15mins

Cod's Roe Pate   CD  HD     15mins

Cucumber and Prawn Salad   CD  HD  15mins

Figs Stuffed with Tapenade    CD  HD  15mins       

Kokoda    CD  HD  Fijian  15mins plus marinating       

Prawn & Grapefruit Cocktail   CD  HD  15mins plus cooling

Salmon Carpaccio    CD  HD  15mins  

Salmon stuffed Tomatoes    CD   HD   15mins          

Seafood Ceviche    CD  HD  MC  Peruvian  15mins plus marinating   

Smoked Salmon Noodles with Caviar    CD  HD  15mins     

Herring in Sour Cream    CD  HD  Polish  20mins          

Marinated Sashimi Salmon   CD  HD  MC Japanese  20mins plus marinating  

Prawn and Fruit Cocktail   CD HD   20mins               

Sashimi Rolls     CD   HD  MC   Japanese 20mins   

Herring Portugais     CD   HD   25mins

Squid and Mango Salad    CD  HD  Cambodian  25mins 

Crab Mousse    CD  HD  English   30mins plus chilling  

Fresh Anchovies in Lemon   CD  HD Italian   30mins plus marination   

Pamplemousse au Crabe    CD   HD    French    30mins       

Salmon and Cucumber Mousse    CD  HD  English   30mins plus chilling  

Taramasalata       CD  HD  ACC  Greek   30mins plus standing      

Causa         CD   HD   Peruvian   35mins plus chilling  

Kipper and Potato Salad   CD   35mins    

Marinated Seafood Cocktail   CD  HD    35mins

Salmon Pate     CD   HD   35mins plus chilling     

Herring with Beetroot     CD   HD  German   45mins plus chilling   

Marinated Sprats    CD  HT  HD   Italian   45mins plus marinating     

Caponata   CD  HD  Italian   90mins plus chilling

Tuna Stuffed Artichokes   CD  HD   90mins  plus chilling


Other Starters

Olive Caviar     CD   HD  10mins    

Parma Ham With Fresh Figs    CD  HD  Italian  10mins        

Stuffed Avocados    CD   HD   Peruvian   10mins  

Antipasto     CD   HD   Italian     15mins       

Biltong Pate      CD   HD   South African   15mins plus cooling    

Bresaola Antipasta      CD  HD   15mins

Snoek Pate      CD   HD   South African   15mins     

Pepper Mousse    CD   HD   20mins plus chilling  

Tomatoes Stuffed with Chicken    CD   HD    20mins

Asparagus Cocktail     CD   HD  British   30mins

Stuffed Chicory    CD   HD   35mins plus cooling    

Pork and Chicken Liver Pâté   CD   HD    40mins plus chilling  

Parma Palmiers   CD   HD   45mins     

Salami Rolls     CD  HD    45mins

Eggs in Aspic     CD  HD    90mins plus chilling

Liver Pâté with Sherry    CD  HD  90mins   

Terrine of Meats with Port     CD  HD   90mins plus marination and chilling

Lambs Liver Pate     CD   HD  English   115mins plus cooling     

Danish Liver Pate     CD   HD   120mins plus cooling    

Vegetarian Starters

Avocado Vinaigrette    Veg   CD   HD    5mins    

Spiced Olives    Veg  CD  HD   PFC   Moroccan   5mins plus marinating    

Bean Pate        Veg   CD   HD   10mins

Brie Pate      Veg  CD  HD   10mins plus marinating and  Chilling

Caerphilly and Tomato Salad   Veg  CD  HT   10mins   

Cucumber Salad    Veg  CD   HD   French    10mins plus  Chilling        

Goat Cheese Salad with Blueberries    Veg  CD  HD  10mins    

Herby Tomato Bruschetta   Veg  CD  HD  Italian  10mins       

Minted Cucumber with Feta     Veg  CD  HD  Greek  10mins   

Orange and Lavender Salad    Veg  CD  HD  ACC  10mins      

Peppered Feta     Veg   CD  HD   10mins      

Radish and Cheese Spread    Veg  CD  HD  PFC  10mins plus Chilling  

Salada de Palmito   Veg  CD D   HD   Brazilian   10mins 

Salada de Tomate   Veg   CD   HD   Brazilian   10mins 

Stilton, Port and Walnut Pate      Veg  CD  HD  10mins plus Chilling 

Havana Avocados    Veg  CD   HD   Caribbean  15mins

Egg Pate    Veg   CD   HD   15mins   plus  Chilling

Mushroom Cocktail   Veg  CD   HD   15mins plus  Chilling   

Oranges with Red Onion Appetiser    Veg  CD  HD  10mins     

Port with Melon    Veg   CD   HD   15mins    

Rocket and Goat Cheese Salad    Veg CD HD 15mins plus cooling   

Russian Egg Salad      Veg  CD  HD  Russian  15mins        

Vinegret    Veg  CD  HD  Russian  15mins     

Artichoke Salad    Veg  CD  HD   20mins

Aubergine Salad       Veg  CD  HD   Greek     20mins

Balsamic Asparagus    Veg  HT  HD  20mins     

Deep Fried Brie with Blackberry Sauce   Veg   HT   HD   British   20mins      

Fried Camembert with Raspberry Sauce    Veg HT HD 20mins

Mushrooms a la Grecque     Veg    CD     HD   Greek     20mins

Parmesan Fried Green Tomatoes        Veg   HT   HD   20mins            

Sesame Asparagus with Blossoms    Veg  HT  HD  20mins       

Sesame Asparagus     Veg   HT   HD   20mins   

Camembert Stuffed Vine Leaves   Veg  HT  HD  25mins.htm      

Goat Cheese Gallettes with Raspberry Sauce    Veg   HT   HD   25mins    

Pepper and Pine Nut Gallettes     Veg   HT   HD   25mins  

Rhubarb and Spinach Salad   Veg  CD D    HD  25mins    

Balkan Aubergine Dip    Veg   HT  CD  HD   Bulgarian  30mins     

Courgettes in Yoghurt    Veg  CD  ACC  HD  Bulgarian  30mins plus cooling    

Courgette Salad     Veg    CD   HD  30mins plus marinating

Gorgonzola Prune Crostini    Veg  CD  HD  PFC  30mins         

Raspberry and Cucumber Salad    Veg  CD  HD   30mins   

Spinach Pate         Veg   CD  HD  30mins plus Chilling    

Olive Pita     Veg   HT   HD  Turkish   35mins    

Herby Rice Stuffed Courgette Flowers    Veg  HT  HD  40mins     

Ricotta Stuffed Courgette Flowers    Veg  HT  HD  40mins    

Fennel a la Grecque     Veg    CD  HD    HD     Greek     45mins

Spanakopetes     Veg   HT   HD   PFC   Greek   45mins plus chilling  

Apple and Wensleydale Pate    Veg  CD  HD British  70mins plus Chilling 

Aubergine Caviar      Veg  CD  HD  Russian  70mins plus chilling     

Lanark Poached Pears     Veg   HT  HD  Scottish  70mins plus cooling  

Spinach Soufflés   Veg  HT  HD  70mins    

Stuffed Vine Leaves    Veg  CD  HD  Turkish  80mins        

Courgette and Herb Pate    Veg  CD  HD   120mins plus Cooling

Vegetable Terrine  Veg     CD  HD  150mins plus Chilling



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