Entertaining Made Easy
Entertaining Made Easy with the complete dinner party menus. 3 or 4 course menus complete with recipes celebrating culture and cuisines from around the world.
Entertaining at home is a great way to catch up with friends and family and share some fantastic food. While eating out can be fun, entertaining at home is even better.
For example, you don’t have interruptions from waiter service, you can control the menu and the serving time, and you don’t need to rush! And because you are at home, you can be as loud as you want, walk around, change seats and catch up with everyone.
Seems like there are many advantages of entertaining at home! So, here is home entertaining made easy with 8 complete dinner party menus from around the world. All recipes are included.
Culture and Cuisines from Around the World
One of our goals at Compass & Fork is to make you curious about the culture and cuisines of other countries. Our format of featuring a destination a month is designed to do just that.
We try to explain the culture and history around the food, and feature some of the typical recipes that would be eaten at home.
For those of you following along in your home, you can try the featured cuisine by cooking at home or if visiting a local restaurant in your area. If you are traveling, then we hope to help you understand some of the local culture of the food and find great foods to try.
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DINNER PARTY MENU- complete with recipes!
To put you in the mood, we highlight books, cookbooks and movies about each country.
If there are specialty shopping items required for cooking, the monthly newsletter includes a printable shopping list with the ingredients you will need to follow along during the month. Each recipe also links to the item in the Compass & Fork shop to make online ordering easier.
Inspiration for Foodies Night or Starting a Supper Club
If you are looking for a way to socialize with friends on a regular basis to explore new foods at home, try new recipes or cookbooks, or experiment with wine pairings, starting a supper club or organizing a regular foodies night can be a great option.
So this post is to give you a push. There are plenty of dinner party ideas here with many of them featuring make ahead meals for entertaining. It makes finding dinner party recipes easy!
If you aren’t already a regular reader and a newsletter subscriber, sign-up now using the form at the bottom of this page, so you too can learn about a new culture and cuisine delivered straight to your inbox each month!
To provide a little inspiration, we have gathered 8 of our dinner party menu ideas into this post. Organize a dinner party with some friends or family and help us celebrate Compass & Fork’s one year anniversary.
If you need a dinner party recipe for 8,10 12 or more, just adjust the quantity in the recipes, it will automatically recacluate the quantities for you.
Entertaining Made Easy with 8 Complete Dinner Party Menus
And we have lots of great cultures and cuisines still to come! So look for more ideas to make entertaining easy at home with each our monthly dinner party menus. We hope you will join us for a new one each month!
And finally, please let us know what you think of our monthly format and Entertaining Made Easy with 8 Complete Dinner Party Menus by leaving a comment below.
Update: Since publishing this post we have continued to add dinner parties for each country we have featured on Compass & Fork- you can find them all under Dinner Parties on the Recipe Menu.