500 Appetizers is crammed with 500 mouthwatering recipes, accompanied by full-colour photography and clear and easy-to-use directions. Filled with tips on how to select the right ingredients and then how to make and present the dishes for absolutely perfect results; this truly is the only appetizer compendium you'll ever need. An introductory section covers all preparation and cooking essentials: techniques, equipment, ingredients, conversions and troubleshooting. Appetizers for every occasion - from elegant canapés to pair with cocktails and wine, to fun pizza bits for kids' parties; sophisticated starters to serve before dinner; and healthy, low-fat and low sugar snacks. This book is also packed with fresh ideas for serving and preparing crudités, crostinis, skewers, and sweets.
Susannah Blake is a food writer and editor based in London. After years of working in illustrated book publishing, she turned her hand to writing. She now works freelance as a food writer and editor, and consults, commissions, project-manages, art-directs, and writes for various book publishers and magazines. She has produced more than 30 cookbooks, including four award-winning titles. She has traveled all over the world, and draws on these experiences in her work.