There are certain characteristics that make a food a good or a bad choice as party foods. Some of these characteristics are obvious, like taste and aesthetics, and they are the cornerstone of any good food wherever it is served.
However, some characteristics are specific to party food. The size is one of them. Party food should be bite sized. It should be suitable to eat with one hand while holding a drink in the other. And party foods should not drippy or greasy. Your guest would appreciate if they can eat it without making their hands too much greasy or spilling drops on their clothes. Here are 10 party food ideas for your inspiration.
- Goat Cheese-stuffed Figs
They are easy to prepare, look beautiful, and taste great.
- Soup in Shot Glasses
A great choice to warm your guest in the winter months. Shot glasses make it beautiful and easy to have.
- Watermelon Skewers
They are colorful, taste great, easy to prepare, and healthy.
- Shrimp and Mango Wonton Crisps
This is relatively time-consuming to make. However, these bite-sized tarts are perfect for a party.
- Scallop BLTs
Make sure that your BLTs are bite-sized, and you have a perfect party food.
- Pineapple-Manchego Skewers
Instead of traditional cocktail party cheese plate, these bite-sized pineapple- manchego skewers are perfect for a party.
- Roasted Cocktail Nuts
An assortment of warm nuts is a perfect complement for your party bar. Instead of large bowls, put the nuts in small paper bags.
- Miniature meatballs
Meatballs are party favorites. For your party, use miniature meatballs with toothpicks for easy skewering.
- Manchego Thin-Crust Pizzette
Your guests would love the bite-sized pieces with season-appropriate dressing.
- Deviled Potato
Deviled potatoes are gaining popularity replacing the egg whites. Garnish with shrimps and creamy yolk filling.