Category Archives: amuse bouche

Crab and Avocado Bites

Ingredients 1 baguette, sliced on the diagonal extra virgin olive oil  (for brushing the baguette slices) 2 avocados salt and pepper 1 Tbsp. lemon juice pinch dried chili flakes 4 ounces lump crabmeat 1 Tbsp. chopped fresh mint 2 tsp. freshly … Continue reading

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Crab ‘n Lime Avocado Salad in Parmesan Crisp Cups

Fresh crab. Fresh lime. Smooth avocado. Crunchy jicama and celery. A hint of cilantro, and a dab of mayo just to hold it all together. Those are the makings of a great amuse bouche we had before dinner tonight. 2/3 … Continue reading

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Smoked Salmon with Capers and Dill

Amuse bouche translated literally means “happy mouth”. I think it’s kind of fun to serve a little taste of something as a “pre-first course” to wake up the taste buds and incite interest in what’s to come. This amuse bouche … Continue reading

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Spot Prawn Cakes on Lemongrass Skewers

We love crab cakes. We thought there was nothing that could compare to these delectable little before-dinner morsels. Enter prawn cakes. Move aside crab cakes–you’ve been replaced! The dipping sauce in this recipe is to die for. Makes 12 small … Continue reading

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Crab Boats: a Deadly Amuse Bouche

Rats! We ate these before I remembered to take a photo! These make a pretty amuse bouche (just imagine a photo here) especially for a meal that will feature seafood. The dressing can be made the day before. Add the … Continue reading

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Chevre Stuffed Dates

We sampled these during a tea tasting at Samovar Tea Lounge in San Francisco. We were told that we could either nibble them bit by bit between tastings, or just wolf the whole thing down. Guess what we did. These … Continue reading

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Crab Cakes with Lemon Dill Sauce

My family loves these. The first time I had a crab cake was at Hugo’s in Victoria about five years ago. I wondered how I had lived for so long without eating these delectable little appies. They have been a … Continue reading

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