10 Timeless Dishes to Impress Your Guests
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10 Timeless Dishes to Impress Your Guests

Having a Dinner Party?

Whether you are organizing a fancy dinner party, a small get-together with friends, or a family meal at the end of a long day, you always want to present delicious food dishes. Food can serve as a reassuring, impressive, and delicious beginning, middle, and end of the day, and for that reason, it is important to know some recipes which will make your guests happy. Here are 10 timeless dishes that will always impress your guests.


10 Dishes to Try 

1.  Grilled pizza

Pizza on its own is the simplest and timeliest of dishes. However, if you want to add that extra impressive layer to your meal, grilling pizza will get you there. With a special dough designed for the grill, you can add any toppings from tomato and mozzarella to salami and pineapple, depending on your preferences. It is an easy and timeless dish that is enjoyable to create with family and friends before digging in at lunch or dinner.

2.  Potato gnocchi

Gnocchi can be made quickly and easily whenever you have lunch or dinner with family and friends. This timeless Italian dish always impresses guests; all you need is some potatoes, flour, water, and of course, your favorite sauce to top this filling meal.

3.  Quiche

The quiche, similarl to a frittata and omelette, is a French tart that you can serve hot, warm, or cold. A quiche is the perfect dish for big lunches or dinners and is easy to make. You can add some cheese, meat of your choice, seafood, and vegetables, and the mix is up to you. The pastry crust also gives an elegant layer to a simple and timeless dish.

4.  French toast

Within 15 short minutes, you can create this delicious and easy-to-make food with the barest of ingredients. If you have some milk, sugar, eggs, and bread, you’re set to cook this amazing meal for breakfast, brunch, or as a snack. Add some fruits, maple syrup, or powdered sugar, and you’ve prepared an aesthetically pleasing and flavorful comforting food.

5.  Spring rolls

There are many different versions of spring rolls, from fried to fresh and vegetarian to meat. One thing every spring roll recipe has in common is its timeless delicate taste. This easy-to-make dish can be made with meat, seafood, vegetables, different sauces, and spring roll wrappers, regardless of whether you fry them or not. If you have half an hour ahead of you, make sure to get to your kitchen and find the ingredients you want for your perfect spring rolls that will impress your guests.

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6.  Caesar salad and grilled chicken

This healthy, protein-filled, easy dish is a classic and never fails to disappoint. In 20 minutes, you can prepare a health-conscious meal that everyone can enjoy and that you can prepare for as many guests as you want. Caesar salad and grilled chicken provides vitamins, protein, and energy for the rest of the day or the night.

7.  Vegetarian lasagna

When you’re in a rush to organise a lunch or dinner, you may not remember to ask everyone’s dietary habits, with some friends being vegetarians and others pescatarians and so on. By making a vegetarian lasagna, you are sure to create a delectable meal that everyone can enjoy.

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8.  Beef chilli

A beef chilli is the perfect meal for a rainy or cold day. As we enter the autumn period, make sure to organize a dinner with friends and family with this warm, comforting, and tasty dish. Just get some beans, beef, tomato sauce, and sour cream, and you’re set to prepare a delicious beef chilli. Serve it with potatoes, bread or a salad and it will be a guaranteed success.

9.  French onion soup

Although making a French onion soup may take you a bit longer, you will not regret it and you can be sure that your guests will be impressed. This timeless and vintage recipe has had its success worldwide since its inception which goes as far back as the Roman Age. It’s a perfect entrée dish or light lunch or dinner, depending on your preference. Get some meat, onions, cheese, and croutons and you have the perfect dish ready to serve to your guests.

10.  Shepherd’s pie

If you’re an admirer of pies, make sure to prepare the hearty shepherd’s pie, accompanied with your best friends, family, or colleagues. With potatoes, peas, tomatoes and whichever meat you prefer, you’re set to prepare your dish. This easy-to-make casserole is a flavorful meal that everyone will enjoy.