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recipes

dish type: Appetizers


homemade ricotta

Fresh, D.I.Y. ricotta is all the rage right now and it's no wonder! It couldn't be simpler to make and the results are infinitely better than the store bought variety. I love to spread it on toasted bread but it's also great as a base for tarts and other sweet treats. To add some extra flavour, add fresh herbs, a spoonful of pesto or tapenade and serve as a dip with your favourite flavour of raincoast crisps®, raincoast flats®, and grilled rustic baguette slices. The ricotta will keep at least 4 days in the...

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avocado corn salsa

Enjoy the sweet tastes of the garden, with this avocado and corn salsa. The sweet and juicy flavours of corn, and texture of avocado makes a perfect combination for a fresh, easy recipe like this. Serve with our lesley stowe raincoast cheese crisps™ aged cheddar and harissa, or alongside grilled chicken or...

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tuna poke

Feel like fuelling up on a protein packed snack just like the top athletes? Try out this super easy, uber-quick, and absolutely delicious low fat snack. Guaranteed to get you up and moving - or at least make your taste buds happy! The sambal oelek adds the heat in this dish, so use as much or as little as you like. As this dish uses raw tuna, please be sure to ask your fishmonger for sashimi grade fish - that will guarantee it has been flash frozen to enhance the...

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roasted beet hummus

Looking for the perfect pre-game entertaining dip? This hummus takes everyone's favourite appie up a notch - the perfect partner for those hot wings and cold IPA's. This comes together quickly once the beets are roasted, so cook them up the day before and you'll easily have a party platter on the table before...

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spinach and artichoke dip

No matter the occasion, I love whipping up a batch of everyone’s favourite TV snack, this deliciously creamy spinach and artichoke dip. This can be served cold right after mixing, or baked to golden bubbly perfection for those wanting something a little more...

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pulled pork sliders

Pulled pork is an annual summertime tradition, from beaches, to picnics to BBQ’s, it’s a crowd-pleasing favourite. For a spin on this classic, I like to serve pulled pork on lesley stowe raincoast crisps® original with tangy slaw for a bite sized version with great...

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smoky chickpea dip

No matter which team your crowd is cheering for on Super Bowl Sunday, we’re sure they’ll love this smoky, tangy twist on traditional hummus. The smoked paprika adds an intense depth of flavour that will take your guests by surprise and fits perfectly alongside...

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lesley’s chocolate curls

Chocolate curls are the best of both worlds – pretty and delicious. They’re easy to make and versatile, using different kinds of chocolate to achieve different results and visual effects. White chocolate, milk chocolate and dark chocolate are all great options and provide a variety of flavours! Try pairing with lesley stowe raincoast crisps® salty date and almond served with orange marmalade and a bold...

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olive and fig tapenade

This is a bit of a twist on traditional tapenade. The figs add sweetness and soften the salty bite of the olive. They also provide an interesting texture. Serve this with toasted baguette rounds. It makes an interesting pizza topping, or try it as a filling in a...

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lesley’s swiss fondue

lesley’s swiss fondue

Swiss fondue is a classic, that makes a delicious appetizer for any gathering. In addition to being rich and creamy, it can appeal to a variety of tastes by being served with a selection of accompaniments like: cured meats, seafood, boiled potatoes, vegetables, fruits and lesley stowe raincoast crisps®. Whether you prefer shrimp and asparagus or lesley stowe raincoast crisps® cranberry and hazelnut with salami, a night gathered around a pot of fondue is a night well...

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lesley’s baked camembert

In our house, whether it’s a birthday, anniversary or holiday, getting together with family and friends means cocktails and canapés. Hosting an hors d’oeuvres party doesn’t have to be complicated nor a lot of work. Make entertaining easy with a few key passed...

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artichoke spread

This spread is so easy to make and is delicious warm or cold, but I prefer it when the flavours are quickly melted together under the broiler. For a simple and savoury snack, try spreading on lesley stowe raincoast cheese crisps™ parmesan and...

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