The winter wedding season is almost on, and you haven’t chosen the menu yet? No worries, it’s not very difficult: winter food should be comforting and nutritious as it may be cold and such weather makes people feel hungrier than usual. Hot appetizers and just food are necessary because they will help to keep the guests warm, and it’s especially important if you have an outdoor ceremony or even the whole reception. What are the best ideas for winter wedding appetizers?
Bacon, cheese, all kinds of meat, sea food and fish are very nutritious, so we recommend to use them for appetizers, and mushrooms for a vegan option. Fresh greenery and veggies will make the treat healthier, and such food as cranberries is a great way to embrace the season. Here are some examples you may like.
Any kind of meat or poultry is great for keeping your guests warm and full for a long time, and most of meat appetizers can be made hot, which is also a great idea. Bacon or prosciutto is great for winter wedding appetizers, you can wrap asparagus, mushrooms, jalapenos and even chicken with it. Make some sliders, better mini ones, for appetizers – this is always s a win-win idea that most of your guests will like. Meatballs are rather traditional appetizers and to make them cooler you can serve them on forks with spaghetti and fresh greenery, serve them with pomegranate glaze and in many other ways. Try wonton cups with chicken, mini wellingtons, mushrooms stuffed with cheese and bacon and many other ideas – choose what you like!
Salmon and various kinds of seafood (here crabs and prawns are the most popular types) are also very nutritious, and you can find a lot of ideas to try. Grilled and roasted prawns, cream cheese pancakes with smoked salmon, pastry cups with seafood and crostini with cream cheese and smoked salmon are amazing for winter appetizers. Most of them cold but still very tasty and will make your mouth water.
Want to embrace the season? Make some brie and cranberry bites, winter Caprese skewers, stuffed mushrooms with walnut, cheese, greenery and spinach pastry cups with the veggies you like. There are many ideas suitable for vegans, too, and all your guests will be pleased.