Get ready to party

Elegant canapes.
Elegant canapes.

Whether you've been asked to bring a plate or are catering for a big event, we've got you covered. Here you'll find some classic canapes, plus some dishes that are bound that are bound to prompt the question: "Where did you get this recipe?" The rule of thumb for a good party atmosphere is to give each guest a drink as soon as they arrive and make sure there are enough nibbles to go around.

Recipes

Red capsicum dip.

Roasted red capsicum dip

  • 30 mins - 1 hr
  • Easy

Teresa Cutter

Rating: 3.5 out of 5 stars
Reader ratings (2)
Parmesan crisps

Parmesan crisps

  • < 30 mins
  • Medium

Lynne Mullins

Spiced nuts

Spiced nuts

  • < 30 mins
  • Medium

Stephanie Alexander

Rating: 0.5 out of 5 stars
Reader rating (1)
Guacamole

Guacamole

  • < 30 mins
  • Easy

Neil Perry

Rating: 4.5 out of 5 stars
Reader ratings (49)
Smoked salmon canapes

Smoked salmon canapes

  • < 30 mins
  • Easy

Jeremy and Jane Strode

Rating: 3 out of 5 stars
Reader ratings (4)
Crostini with zucchini flowers

Crostini with zucchini flowers

  • < 30 mins
  • Medium

Lynne Mullins

Rating: 3 out of 5 stars
Reader ratings (2)
Potato wafers with smoked salmon

Potato wafers with smoked salmon

  • < 30 mins
  • Medium

Lynne Mullins

Rating: 1.5 out of 5 stars
Reader rating (1)
Feta and polenta party cakes

Feta and polenta party cakes

  • 1-2 hrs
  • Medium

Stephanie Alexander

Rating: 4.5 out of 5 stars
Reader ratings (3)
Grilled pork balls with mint and coriander

Grilled pork balls with mint and coriander

  • < 30 mins
  • Medium

Jill Dupleix

Rating: 3 out of 5 stars
Reader rating (1)
Middle Eastern meatballs with coriander leaves

Middle Eastern meatballs with coriander leaves

  • 30 mins - 1 hr
  • Medium

Stephanie Alexander

Rating: 2 out of 5 stars
Reader rating (1)
Thai fish cakes with cucumber salad

Thai fish cakes with cucumber salad

  • 1-2 hrs
  • Medium

Caroline Velik

Rating: 2.5 out of 5 stars
Reader ratings (4)
Lamb and rosemary pies

Lamb and rosemary pies

  • 1-2 hrs
  • Medium

Rating: 2 out of 5 stars
Reader ratings (8)
Colourful fruit skewers

Colourful fruit skewers

  • < 30 mins
  • Medium

Lynne Mullins

Rating: 4.5 out of 5 stars
Reader ratings (5)