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Fish Bites With Mayo Dip

Ingredients Needed for Fish Bites With Mayo Dip

3 ounces flour
½ teaspoon brown sugar
1 cup beer
3 ounces trout fillet
⅔ cup of mayonnaise
½ teaspoon thyme
2 teaspoons lime juice

How to Make Fish Bites With Mayo Dip

  1. Add the flour to a bowl, season with salt, pepper, and brown sugar, then mix shortly.
  2. Keep mixing while gradually adding the beer. Stir until even.
  3. Cut the fillet into 1 to 2-inch pieces.
  4. Fill a pot with vegetable oil and heat it.
  5. Coat the fillet pieces with beer batter, then deep-fry them until golden brown.
  6. Transfer them to a paper towel-lined bowl. Set aside.
  7. Add the mayonnaise, thyme, and lime juice to a small bowl and mix them.

Although almost any fish is just as good for this recipe, we chose trout. The secret to the tastiest bites hides in the batter. Use your favorite beer for this one and don’t forget to add just a tad of brown sugar to it. The dip is simple mayo flavored with thyme and lime.

White Bean Dip

White Bean Dip

Ingredients Needed for White Bean Dip

2 garlic cloves, crushed
⅓ cup sour cream
1 tablespoon lemon juice
1 ½ pounds of canned white beans
2 tablespoons of vegetable stock
1 teaspoon dried thyme
¼ cup parmesan, grated
1 tablespoon olive oil

How to Make White Bean Dip

  1. Add the garlic to a grinding mortar and season with salt and pepper. Grind until you have a paste.
  2. Add the sour cream and the garlic mixture to a small bowl. Mix until even.
  3. Add the lemon juice and mix more until even. Set aside.
  4. Add the white beans to a bowl together with the vegetable stock. Mash them using a hand blender.
  5. Add the garlic-sour cream mixture and dried thyme. Mix until even.
  6. Add the parmesan and olive oil. Mix more until even.

Whether you serve this as a dip with nachos or as a spread on toast or bread, it’s going to be a party no matter what. Make the creamy mashed beans even creamier with sour cream and add a cheesy touch with grated parmesan.

Chocolate-Dipped Madeleines

Chocolate-Dipped Madeleines

Ingredients Needed for Chocolate-Dipped Madeleines

2 eggs
⅓ cup sugar
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
⅔ cup melted butter
1 teaspoon lemon zest
1 cup flour
6 ounces of chocolate

How to Make Chocolate-Dipped Madeleines

  1. Add the eggs, sugar, and vanilla extract to a bowl. Season with salt and mix until smooth using a hand mixer.
  2. Add the melted butter, lemon zest, and flour. Mix more until you have a smooth and even creamy batter.
  3. Transfer the cream to a piping bag. Line a baking tray with parchment paper. Start forming the madeleines. We’ve made 8 of them.
  4. Bake them for 15 minutes at 330⁰F/165⁰C.
  5. For the chocolate dip:

    Melt the chocolate using the bain-marie method. Split it into squares and add it to a heatproof bowl set above a cooking pot of simmering water. Stir the chocolate as it melts.

  6. Dip each madeleine in melted chocolate and set them aside for 30 minutes.

Indulge your sweet tooth with madeleines, the French-inspired dessert or sweet snack. You’ll only need to make a creamy batter, then flavor it with lemon zest and vanilla. Feel free to make more than one single batch or increase your batches in size. You’ll need them when your friends will be coming over, trust us. Even if you serve the madeleines with coffee.

feta stuffed keftedes with hot yogurt dip

Feta Stuffed Keftedes With Hot Yogurt Dip

Ingredients Needed for Feta Stuffed Keftedes With Hot Yogurt Dip

For the meatballs:

8 ounces of ground beef
1 garlic clove, crushed
1 red onion, diced
2 tablespoons of fresh parsley, chopped
1 tablespoon fresh dill
1 egg
½ tablespoon coriander powder
⅓ cup breadcrumbs
4 ounces of feta, cubed

For the dip:

½ cup greek yogurt
½ tablespoon chili flakes
1 tablespoon fresh dill
1 tablespoon lemon juice

How to Make Feta Stuffed Keftedes With Hot Yogurt Dip

For the meatballs:
  1. Add the ground beef, garlic, red onion, parsley, dill, egg, coriander powder, and breadcrumbs to a bowl. Season with salt and pepper and mix using your hands.
  2. Use the ground beef mixture to form meatballs, taking care to fill each one of them with one little cube of feta. We’ve got 24 of them.
  3. Place them on a parchment paper-lined baking tray and bake for 20 minutes at 400⁰F/200⁰C.
For the dip:
  1. Add the Greek yogurt, chili flakes, dill, and lemon juice to a smaller bowl and mix them.
  2. Serve the meatballs on a tray together with the yogurt dip. You can garnish them with some greens.

Impress your family and friends with these melt-in-your-mouth feta-stuffed meatballs. Cheesy and meaty at the same time, they team perfectly with a refreshing, yet hot yogurt dip. See to it that you flavor the ground meat with savory coriander and fresh tasting parsley and dill.

Cheesy Beef Lasagna Rolls with Parmesan Dip

Cheesy Beef Lasagna Rolls With Parmesan Dip

Ingredients Needed for Cheesy Beef Lasagna Rolls With Parmesan Dip

For the ground beef:

2 teaspoons of vegetable oil
½ medium onion, diced
10 ounces of ground beef
1 teaspoon dried oregano
⅓ cup red wine
½ cup tomato sauce
1 teaspoon fresh thyme (2-3 sprigs)

For the dip:

1 ounce butter
1 tablespoon flour
⅔ cup milk
¼ cup parmesan, grated
1 teaspoon dried oregano
1 teaspoon fresh thyme

For the rolls:

4 ounces of cooked lasagna sheets
2 ounces of emmental cheese (4 slices of 4 x 4 inches)
vegetable oil

How to Make Cheesy Beef Lasagna Rolls With Parmesan Dip

  1. For the ground beef:

    Heat the oil in a skillet over low heat and add the onion. Cook and stir for 1 minute.

  2. Turn the heat to medium, then add the ground beef. Break it into smaller pieces using a wooden spatula and let it cook for 1 minute without stirring it.
  3. Add the dried oregano and season with salt and pepper. Stir occasionally until it browns.
  4. Add the red wine and tomato sauce and stir. Add the fresh thyme and stir more. Remove from heat.
  5. For the dip:

    Melt the butter in a saucepan over low heat. Add the flour and stir. Keep stirring while gradually adding all the milk.

  6. Add the parmesan, season with salt and pepper, and stir until it starts bubbling. Add the dried oregano and fresh thyme, stir a little and remove from heat.
  7. For the rolls:

    Quarter each Emmental slice into 4 equal squares.

  8. Place a lasagna sheet on the work surface, add an Emmental square, and 1 tablespoon of ground beef mixture. Then roll. Do this with all the remaining lasagna sheets.
  9. Fill a skillet halfway with vegetable oil and heat it. Add the rolls into the skillet and cook them on both sides until white spots start forming on the lasagna. Fry them in batches.

For this Italian frying session, flavor the ground beef with oregano and thyme. Add some red wine and tomato sauce for an acidic kick. Wrap the ground beef mixture with delicious lasagna and Emmental cheese rolls. Serve them with an oregano-flavored, creamy parmesan dip.

Avocado Ranch Dip

Avocado Ranch Dip

Ingredients Needed for Avocado Ranch Dip

3.5 ounces of yogurt
2 avocados
1 tablespoon Dijon mustard
1 teaspoon white wine vinegar
2 garlic cloves
2 fresh basil leaves
1 teaspoon fresh coriander, chopped

How to Make Avocado Ranch Dip

  1. Slice the avocados into halves and remove their pit.
  2. Add the yogurt and avocado halves in your blender.
  3. Add the Dijon mustard, white wine vinegar, garlic, basil, and coriander.
  4. Season with salt and pepper.
  5. Blend everything until smooth.
  6. Serve it as a dip for your favorite dishes

Are you fond of ranch dressing? Well, now you can try a healthier version of it, with avocado as the main ingredient. You can add yogurt, Dijon mustard, some garlic, a few basil and coriander to bring it a fresh flavor. Now, how about serving it with your French fries?

Herbed Feta Dip

Herbed Feta Dip

Ingredients Needed for Herbed Feta Dip

7 ounces of feta cheese
1 small bunch of parsley
1 small bunch of dill
a few mint leaves
1 tablespoon olive oil

How to Make Herbed Feta Dip

  1. Add the feta cheese to your blender.
  2. Add the parsley, dill, and mint.
  3. Season with salt, pepper and pour a drizzle of olive oil.

This herbed feta dip is full of Mediterranean flavors. Mix the classic Greek cheese with parsley, dill, mint, olive oil, and seasoning and enjoy its flavor on just about any dish you can imagine.

baked potato snack with hot almond dip

Baked Potato Snack With Hot Almond Dip

Ingredients Needed for Baked Potato Snack With Hot Almond Dip

For the potatoes:

6 medium potatoes, thickly sliced
2 tablespoons of olive oil

For the dip:

4 ounces of almonds
1 tablespoon lemon juice
2 teaspoons of garlic powder
1 teaspoon nutritional yeast
1 teaspoon paprika
1 tablespoon chili powder
1 teaspoon cumin powder
¼ cup water

How to Make Baked Potato Snack With Hot Almond Dip

  1. For the potatoes:

    Line a baking tray or a bigger baking dish with parchment paper.

  2. Add the sliced potatoes, drizzle them with the olive oil, and season with salt and pepper. Bake for 60 minutes at 350⁰F/175⁰C.
  3. For the dip:

    Add the almonds, lemon juice, garlic powder, nutritional yeast, paprika, chili powder, cumin, and water to a blender. Blend until even.

  4. Serve the potatoes with a bowl of dip.

We already know that baked potatoes, salted and drizzled with olive oil are delicious. But let’s upgrade them. You can do that by whipping up a dip with blended almonds. Make it hot and spicy with paprika, chili, and cumin. Give it an acidic kick with some lemon juice.

Cauliflower and Spinach Dip

Ingredients Needed for Cauliflower and Spinach Dip

4 ounces of cauliflower
2 ounces of baby spinach
2 garlic cloves
1 tablespoon lemon juice
1 tablespoon olive oil
2 tablespoons of tahini

How to Make Cauliflower and Spinach Dip

  1. Heat a saucepan over medium heat, and fill it halfway with water. Add the cauliflower, baby spinach, and cook them for 4-5 minutes.
  2. Add the veggies to the blender. Add the garlic and lemon juice. Season with salt and pepper. Add the olive oil and tahini sauce.
  3. Blend everything until smooth.

Looking for the healthiest sauce to serve your salty snacks? We’ve made one for you, using spinach and cauliflower as the main ingredients. It is flavored with garlic, lemon, olive oil, and tahini, so it is filled with Mediterranean flavor. Works great with just about any snack you can think of.

flavored baked potatoes with garlic yogurt dip

Flavored Baked Potatoes With Garlic Yogurt Dip

Ingredients Needed for Flavored Baked Potatoes With Garlic Yogurt Dip

For the potatoes:

1 tablespoon dried oregano
1 garlic clove, crushed
2 teaspoons of dried basil
2 tablespoons of mustard
¼ cup lemon juice
1 tablespoon olive oil
6 potatoes, quartered

For the dip:

½ cup greek yogurt
2 garlic cloves, crushed
1 tablespoon olive oil

How to Make Flavored Baked Potatoes With Garlic Yogurt Dip

  1. For the potatoes:

    Add the dried oregano, garlic, basil, mustard, lemon juice, and olive oil to a bowl. Season with salt and pepper and mix until even.

  2. Add the quartered potatoes to the bowl and mix to completely cover them with the flavored mustard mixture.
  3. Transfer them to a parchment paper-lined baking tray and bake them for 50 minutes at 400⁰F/200⁰C.
  4. For the dip:

    Add the Greek yogurt, garlic, and olive oil to a smaller bowl. Season with pepper and mix.

  5. Serve the potatoes together with a bowl of dip.

Even though potatoes are usually synonymous with side dishes, make a dip for them and turn them into a satisfying snack! Bake the potatoes with some oregano and basil and then serve them with this refreshing garlic Greek yogurt dip.

No Bake Cherry Balls

Gold Dipped Cherry Balls

Ingredients Needed for Gold Dipped Cherry Balls

3.5 ounces of maraschino cherries
2 fluid ounces of white rum
9 ounces of biscuits
7 ounces of walnuts
2 tablespoons of cocoa powder
3.5 ounces of powdered sugar
2 ounces of butter, melted
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
2 tablespoons of milk
2 tablespoons of pistachio, chopped
edible gold leaf

How to Make Gold Dipped Cherry Balls

  1. Place the maraschino cherries in a small bowl and pour the white rum over them. Let them soak for 20 minutes.
  2. Add the biscuits and walnuts in a blender and blend them until they’re crumbled.
  3. Add the mixture to a large bowl. Add the powdered sugar and cocoa. Mix to combine everything.
  4. Add the melted butter, vanilla extract, and milk. Mix to combine the wet ingredients with the dry ones. Refrigerate for the next 10 minutes.
  5. Grab a piece of the mixture and flatten it using your hands. Place 1 maraschino cherry in the middle of the dough and shape the ball around the cherry. Slide 1 wooden skewer inside the ball. Continue until you’ve used all of the mixture.
  6. Line a baking tray with parchment paper and lay the balls over it. Refrigerate them for the next 20 minutes.
  7. Fill a medium bowl with water. Lay the edible gold leaves on the water surface and dip the cherry balls, one by one, so they are covered with the gold leaf.
  8. Also, you can coat the cherry balls with crushed pistachios.

Today, we wanted to go a little classy so we’ve made a shiny dessert, one that you will only find in those hot-shot restaurants. First, we’ve soaked some maraschino cherries in white rum, and we’ve coated them with a mix of biscuits, walnuts, and cocoa. But the golden touch (wink!) was to cover them with edible gold leaves. It’s easier than you think, so try it at home and see it for yourself.

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