4 Delightful Ways to Make Food More Fun

There are times when even the most delicious food needs to come wrapped in a little extra temptation.

So, if you’re needing inspiration to make food more tempting for your little one or you’re just looking to add a dash of magic to your meal, then take a look at Mediterranean Delicacies 4 delightful ways to make food more fun.

 

Spaghetti and Meatballs

Ingredients

Spaghetti

Oil

Salt

Pepper

Chopped Onion

Mince

Carrots

Parsley

Mediterranean Delicacies Greek Feta

Mediterranean Delicacies Calamata Olives

Method

Spaghetti

Cook spaghetti according to instructions on the packet

Meatballs

Dice up onion and mix well with mince, add salt and pepper for taste

Create mince balls by rolling the mince in the palm of your hand.

Place meatballs into pan with oil on a low heat and allow cooking.

Plating

Place spaghetti in a circular shape on a plate and decorate with parsley

Add cooked meatballs to the spaghetti

Cut carrots into triangles for the beaks.  Add little balls of Mediterranean Delicacies Greek Feta for the eyes dotted with Mediterranean Delicacies Calamata Olives.

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Spaghetti with meatballs for kids

Doggy Delight

Ingredients

Iceberg Lettuce

Bread Rolls

Mediterranean Delicacies Danish Cheese (or cold meat)

Carrots

Olives (Black & Green)

Cucumber

Toothpicks

Mediterranean Delicacies Greek Styled Olives

Mediterranean Delicacies Green Olives

Method

Place a leaf of lettuce on a plate as the base

Slice a roll in half and place the bottom half on top of the lettuce

Layer this half with 1 – 2 pieces of cheese or cold meat

Cut out a half-moon section from the top half of the roll and place it at the top of the plate

Position the smaller part of the roll underneath

Slice cucumber and cut in half to form eyes.

Cut 2 slices of Mediterranean Delicacies Green Olives for the green of the eyes

Halve one of the Mediterranean Delicacies Greek Style Olives for the nose and pupils of the eyes

Insert large round sliced carrots for the mouth

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Funny wolf made of bread and salad on white background

More ‘mmm’ mice

Ingredients

Lettuce

Eggs

A large slice of Mediterranean Delicacies Dutch Gouda Cheese

Carrots

Mediterranean Delicacies Calamata Olives

Method

Place a large leaf of lettuce as the base

Place a slice of cheese in the centre and cut out holes as shown in the photo

Cut egg in half and arrange around the cheese

Slice the thinner end of a carrot and cut in half for the ears

Dot with olives for the eyes

Use a strip of red pepper or tomato for the mouth

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Tempting Toadstools

Ingredients

Rocket

Eggs

Tomatoes

Toothpicks

Mediterranean Delicacies Feta

Method

Boil the eggs

Decorate a plate with rocket or herbs of your choice

Cut about a 1/4 off the base of the egg and place the remaining egg on top of the rocket

Place the remaining egg quarters amongst the larger eggs

Slice tomato and use a toothpick to secure it onto of the egg

Decorate the egg with little pieces feta to decorate the top of the egg

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They say that beauty is in the eye of the beholder.  While this may be true, there are times when the beholder (as well as mom) can do with a helping hand.  Using these creative ideas is sure to make food more enticing, adding a sense of effortless fun to the mouth-watering memories with your friends and family.

Bon Appétit!  Kalí óreksi!

 

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