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Melissa Mackrell2 years ago

Unique Tapas Party Menus For All Occasions

Tapas is a snack or appetiser generally served with a drink, a tradition which originated in Spain. Ironically, it was first introduced in the simple form of a chunk of bread, which was placed over a glass to keep flies out — making it an ideal custom for Australians! While tapas has become more elaborate since it’s early origins, often comprising of a wide array of hot and cold dishes, you can make your tapas feast as simple or complex as you like. Hosting a themed tapas party is a great way to treat your friends or family, whether you’re celebrating a special event, occasion, or even just a shared love of food! Best of all, you can customise it to your individual tastes! Here are several unique menu concepts for themed tapas parties to inspire your culinary imagination!

Spanish Tapas Themed Menu

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Aperitif:
Sangria

Tapas dishes:

Seared chorizo
Paella
Plums wrapped in Serrano ham
Chargrilled prawns in roasted garlic oil
Cerviche fish

Sides:

Spanish crispy potatoes with spicy tomato sauce
Spanish green mixed salad

Dessert:
Churros


Mexican Tapas Themed Menu

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Aperitif:
Margarita

Tapas dishes:

Pulled pork soft tacos
Chicken fajitas
Beef tamales
Chicken enchiladas
Mexican shrimp cocktail

Sides:

Black bean and corn salad
Mexican Rice

Dessert:
Chocolate banana empanadas


Asian Themed Tapas Menu

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Aperitif:
Plum wine

Tapas dishes:

Prawn and chive dumplings
Pork buns
Steamed dim sims
Peking duck pancakes
Vietnamese rice paper rolls

Sides:

Spicy sesame chicken noodle salad
Stir fried vegetables with sesame and soy

Dessert:

Green tea ice cream


Italian Tapas Themed Menu

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Apertif:
Prosecco

Tapas dishes:

Antipasto platter
Mixed bruschetta
Salami, tomato, bocconcini and basil pizza
Prosciutto and spinach arancini
Chicken and asparagus crustless tart

Sides:

Asparagus salad with roasted peppers and goats cheese
Italian roast vegetable and faro salad

Dessert:
Tiramisu


If you are living in Mackay and would like to hold an amazing themed tapas party you can hire some amazing products to bring your theme alive from Holly’s Party Hire.


Holly’s Party Hire

Holly’s Party Hire services Andergrove and greater Mackay with entertainment, equipment and decorations for all types of events and occasions. Some of the hire products they supply include:

• Marquees
• Chairs and tables
• Decorations
Find out more about Holly’s Party Hire via their LocalSearch profile page.


Need groceries for your delicious tapas menu plan? Then visit Victoria St Market Asian Grocery.


Victoria St Market Asian Grocery

Victoria St Market Asian Grocery has seasonal fresh produce and a wide selection of groceries for you to create all types of delicious dishes for meals, events and occasions. Some of the groceries they supply include:

• Exotic grocery brands
• Fruit and vegetables
• Cookery and Asian accessories

For further information on Victoria St Market Asian Grocery’s large range of products check out their LocalSearch profile page.

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