Pressed for time?
You could resort to the frozen section of the supermarket for your party’s finger foods. But there is a better option, make your own fresh tastefully small easy finger foods. Finger foods are a great way to serve up a variety of tasty bites and they are easy to make.
Tips for making tea sandwiches
Bread type: Use thin sliced fine grain breads. Coarse bread looked ragged at the edges when you cut off the crust.
Pullman loaves: Known as sandwich loaves, they are an ideal bread for making finger sandwiches. They are baked in long narrow covered pans that make long square loaves with flat crusts. Perfect for a finger food sandwich.
Prevent Soggy Bread: Spread soft butter from edge to edge of the bread slices to prevent soggy bread when adding the fillings fast food sandwich shops.
Prevent Soggy Assembly: When using sliced cucumber or other wet ingredient sliced thin and remove some moisture on paper towels before using.
Quick Assembly: Cut cross off after assembling your sandwiches, things will go faster and make a better presentation.
Fancy Presentation: Spread butter or mayonnaise on the edges of the bread and press into fresh fine chopped herbs for a decorative edge on your tea sandwiches.
Easy presentation: Make open faced sandwiches. They are fast and easy to make and look great.
Fillings: Make your fillings, one day ahead. You can also make your petite sandwiches, one day ahead and store in airtight containers between moist layers of paper towels.
Prevent Soggy Assembly: When using sliced cucumber or other wet ingredients slice thin and remove some moisture on paper towels before using.
Wow Factor: For interesting shapes use different sized and shaped cookie cutters to create your crustless tastefully small creations.
Whether you make smoked salmon hearts, tea smoked diamonds, olive spread pinwheels. You can easily create contemporary tastefully small dessert canapes, savory bites, or finger sandwiches that make a spectacular presentation. Finger food sandwiches are fast and easy to make. Be creative and let your culinary imagination wander. Prepare your savory bites ahead of time and enjoy your tea party.