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Delicious Workshops: Finger Foods

July 7, 2015

When you organize a workshop that will take a few hours or even a full day you will need to some food to keep everyone going. For a workshop you can think about different types of foods. In this post we will take a look at a few different finger foods from different countries that will inspire you to try something different for your next event. Enjoy et bon appétit !

The Spanish Way

Patatas Bravas

When thinking about Spanish food tapas is one of the first foods that comes to mind. Always a favorite with tapas are the Patatas Bravas. These are a plate of cooked potatoes with normally a spicy sauce on top of it. A perfect dish to fill the stomachs during or after a workshop!

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The Italian Way

Caprese

Caprese is an Italian dish that is perfectly suitable as finger food at your workshop. It normally consists of mozzarella, tomatoes and basil. The colors of the food represent the Italian flag. While it is normally made as a salad it can also be presented as finger food and it is absolutely delicious!

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The Dutch Way

Bitterballen

The bitterballen are a typical Dutch snack that you can find anywhere in the country. It is often eaten at birthday parties or other celebrations. It is a deep fried snack with a soft roux inside. These snacks can perfectly be served in a bowl during a break or the end of a workshop to provide a tasty snack for all the people there.

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The English Way

Scones

In England a great type of finger food is the scone. It is a single-serving cake that is also the basic component of cream tea. This makes the scone go perfect with a cup of tea during your next workshop. However, the scones are of course also delicious and a good option when your guests are not all fervent tea drinkers.

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The French Way

Verrines

A Verrine is a great dish originally from France that is served in a small thick-glass in which there is a solid or liquid dish. There are a lot of different recipes for Verrines so you can experiment with different ones for different workshops. This is a perfect and unique way to present finger food to your guests in the next event you organize.

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The Polish Way

Koreczki

Typical Polish finger food is called Koreczki and can be found in many different forms. This is a perfect snack during a break in the meeting. It is a small cocktail stick that is filled with different kind of fruits and a variety of other foods. You can combine them all to your own wish. For example you can choose for a cocktail stick with cheese, a pickle and a piece of salami.

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The Croatian Way

Pršut

A typical Croatian finged food is the so called Istrian Prosciutto. It is a long-life dried meat product. It is made in a traditional Istrian manner and can be made with or without pelvic bones. It is then dry-cured with natural spices and sea salt and air-dried. It has a protected geographical status and can only be made in continental Istria under strict guidelines. So, if you want to eat something really unique during your next workshop the Istrian Prosciutto might be worth to take a look at.

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The finger foods above are just a small example of what different countries have to offer. We at Spacebase hope that these examples can inspire you and will make you consider trying something new for your next workshop. If you have any recommendations for us feel free to let us know!

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1 Comment

  • Reply Michi July 8, 2015 at 12:26

    Great article Pieter! I love Koreczki! Snacks are the most important part of meetings 😉

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