No party is complete without sensational food. But cooking for a large number of guests can seem daunting, and it's all too easy to fall back on pre-prepared dishes or uninspiring food. World tapas are the perfect solution. These light bites, featuring flavours from all over the world, are easy to prepare and ideal for a range of occasions. Julia Hartley has created 365 mouthwatering, intoxicating and indulgent recipes guaranteed to impress your guests. From crostini to croustades, from teriyaki to tartlets and from muffins to meringues, there is a stunning array of world recipes to choose from.Divided into six clear chapters, "The Big Book of World Tapas" gives you show-stopping dishes for brunches, cocktail parties, evenings lounging with friends, pre-dinner drinks, parties and special celebrations, and weddings. Whether you want to create a hassle-free selection or go all out and show what you can do, it's all here. From simple and traditional recipes to exquisite and innovative ones, for beginners and more experienced cooks alike - it's party time!
Julia Hartley has been catering professionally for weddings and large parties for the past 16 years. She has worked and travelled in many parts of the world, most recently running a bruschetta bar and catering company in Cape Town. Back in England, Julia continues to cater for weddings and parties. This is her first book.