Fantastic for parties, this essential book provides over 40 fabulous ways to guarantee fast and fuss-free food for friends and family. - Salsas and dips are the simple solution to make main meals more exciting. They also make delicious and nutritious snacks and starters. - From Salsa Verde to Skordalia, traditional favourites feature alongside the unconventional, ensuring something for everyone in this taste extravaganza.
Spicy salsas and creamy dips have been popular for several years as an easy alternative to more complex starters. Ideal party food or as a simple, light lunch, dips and salsas come in almost endless variety and from across the globe: chilli-hot Latin American, curry-flavoured Indian, French garlic, Greek hummus and Thai peanut. The list is infinite. This colourful guide, with many mouth-watering colour photographs, offers a good range of ideas with which to whet the appetite: mango and cucumber salsa with chilli, baba ganoush, herbed yoghurt dip and, for a sweet alternative, summer fruit salsa. Ending with a selection of recipes for homemade "dippers", this is a useful book to have on the kitchen shelf when looking for an idea for a quick and easy snack. - Lucy Watson