DIY party combos - fig, mozzarella & Parma ham

fig, mozzarella & Parma ham

  • figs

  • buffalo mozzarella

  • mint leaves

  • quality Parma ham or prosciutto

  • extra virgin olive oil

  • balsamic vinegar

Nutritional Information

DIY party combos - fig, mozzarella & Parma ham

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These little forks make great canapés, or bring a big-old platter of them to the table as a starter
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Super easy
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There's nothing complicated at all about this party food. Just get a whole tray of forks together and lay out your ingredients. The ideas I'm giving you are simply for things I think go really well together, but if there are certain combos you love, get those going too. The beauty of these wonderful forkfuls is that they can be rattled out in no time flat. So you can make them as you're chatting to your guests, or rope your partner or mate into rattling 10 or 20 out. It's about putting things you like the taste of together, on a fork or in a spoon… Simple!

Quarter a fig (you could also use peaches, clementines or melon), pinch apart a little buffalo mozzarella, take a mint leaf then wrap a slice of Parma ham or prosciutto around everything and stab together on your fork. Finish by drizzling over a little extra virgin olive oil and balsamic vinegar if you like. This combination is fresh and lovely.

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Nutritional Information Amount per serving:
  • Calories 117 6%
  • Carbs 2.5g 1%
  • Sugar 2.3g 3%
  • Fat 9.0g 13%
  • Saturates 2.9g 15%
  • Protein 6.3g 14%
Of an adult's reference intake

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