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Let’s get entertaining

Let’s get entertaining Merchant Gourmet Flat lay dinner table

Inviting your friends and family over always seems like a good idea, until the realisation hits and the panic sets in. What can I make that will taste great, please everyone and not require a small army to prepare? We think the key to this is fantastic ingredients and a variety of dishes, all of which take barely any time to make.


Sharing Salads – a large sharing salad to compliment any main meal and allow everyone to easily serve themselves

Pesto Grains with Avocado and Hot Smoked Salmon

Fattoush Lentil Salad with a Bloog Orange Dressing & Pitta Chips


One Pan Main – add a piece of protein per person so that no one’s left out, whether its fish, chicken, cheese or veg

Smoky Spanish-Style Grains with Hake

Five Spice Pork with Egg Fried Quinoa


Finger Food – it’s less formal, fun to eat and requires minimal washing up…

Puy Lentil Paratha Flatbreads

Beluga Lentil & Beetroot Sliders with Red Curry Mayo