The Co-operative has a wide range of both frozen and chilled party food, all of which cooks at 200 degrees, so all you have to think about is timings. In the frozen range, choose from a selection that includes Oriental snacks, Indian snacks, pastry canapes, and some yummy mini chocolate eclairs. The chilled party food includes breaded mozzarella bites, Indian selection, mini steak and ale pies, Oriental selection, mini toad in the holes, coconut Iksa skewers, mini cheese and onion souflettes, mixed olives and feta, and cream cheese pepperdews. We like the Loved by Us range, including Mini Cheese and Onion Souflettes, Brie and Cranberry Filo Parcels Open Tartlets and Sweet Potato Rostis.
Morrisons has a fantastic pastry canapé selection which includes cheese puffs, tomato and red pepper bites and mushroom lattices. These mouthfuls of crisp and fluffy pastry are well-seasoned and have great flavours. They will go extraordinarily well with a glass of Prosecco or two! Lots of other party food options instore, including Bucks Fizz olives, a selection of pitted Greek Halkidiki olives with orange zest in a sunflower oil, Champagne vinegar and orange oil marinade. Yum!
If nuts are your thing, try the salted, smoked Finest Hickory Nuts from Tesco, a selection of sweet almonds, cashew nuts and macadamia nuts with sea salt, gently smoked in batches over hickory wood chips for an authentic, rounded flavour. finest* Hickory Smoked Nuts with Sea Salt cost £4 for 225g; a finest* Spiced Fruit & Nut Selection is also available. We also liked the Ras el Hanout Nut Mix by Heston from Waitrose, an unusual combination of nuts and Moroccan spice, £3.69 for 140g.