Yesterday evening we had a small party to celebrate my birthday that was a few days back. We had a few friends over and prepared some food.
I love planning food for parties, and even though it’s usually a bit stressful to prepare everything in time, I pretty much love the preparation part too. For parties you get to plan food that you would not make for a normal day, food that maybe takes a bit more time or looks more interesting. And most of all, you get to bake! I love baking and trying out new recipes and ideas for baking, but I don’t want to be the one eating all of it, so parties are great for this.
Yesterday we planned for light finger-foods;
- Vegan sushi in a few different variations, filled with marinated tofu, cucumber, avocado and mango
- “Ladybug”-crackers based on an idea R found on the mighty world wide web (with cream cheese and parsley, the ladybugs made out of cherry tomatoes, black olives and chives)
- Carrot, cucumber and celery sticks with a vegan sour cream dip
And of course there was cake! This time I made a chocolate cake based on my favorite brownie recipe, with a filling of vegan white chocolate mousse.