5 Hors d’Oeuvres You Need to Serve at Your Next Party


Holiday cocktail party, anyone? We guarantee your party guests will keep coming back for more of these easy and delicious hors d’oeuvres.

Hors d’oeuvres might translate to ‘outside the work,’ since they are not a part of the main dish, but as crowd-pleasing party hosts, we like to think of them as ‘life made easy.’ From savoury to sweet and everything in between, show stopping hors d’oeuvres are a great option that will keep guests satisfied, from greetings to goodbyes.

Whether you want to transform a classic appetizer with a hint of flavour, or wow your guests with trendy treats, we have appetizer inspiration for you! Try one of our tasty and tempting treats below.

Grilled Ciabatta with Spicy Broccoli Rabe and Fennel

Not only is this appetizer great to look at, it tastes even better! Grilled vegetables with notes of umami and intense savoury flavour star in this dish. Bonus: serve this delicious dish either hot or at room temperature, making it the perfect way to start your party! 

Vanilla Shrimp Crostini

Shrimp cocktail has nothing on this crostini! Sweet notes of vanilla, mixed with the spiciness of cayenne pepper and savoury chives create a blend of flavour that will leave your guests wanting more. And since they take less than half an hour to make, you can keep giving them what they want! 

Tangy Thai Chicken Meatballs

Let’s face it; no party is complete without meatballs. If you’re following the party hosting rule of thumb – serve 6-8 appetizers per person each hour – these are a great tangy and sweet option that everyone will love. 

Greek Bruschetta 

Get a taste of the Mediterranean with these bite-sized beauties. Feta cheese, black olives and balsamic vinegar bring savoury satisfaction that will last until the next course. 

Umami Bomb

This appetizer provides a burst of flavour with every bite. Need we say more? 

Whether you’re planning ahead or hosting on the fly, hors d’oeuvres are a creative way to add flavour to your next dinner party. Be adventurous with taste pairings and spice up the night with delicious flavour combinations. You’ll be a seasoned party host in no time! 


Need a little inspiration? We’re ready with a few suggestions.