One of the funniest things for me when we moved to Vancouver Island was that at least in British Columbia, the locals call appetizers “appys.”  I’ve since learned that the folks in this part of the world love to shorten any word they can, including making “mozzarella” into “mozza.”  However they pronounce the words, I’ve come across some amazing starters, appys, amuse bouche, etc. in our adventures here.  Below are some of my favorites that I’ve written about on thesheepareout blog.

To open recipe cards for any of the dishes below, simply click on the recipe title.  If you wish to see the posts with pictures (and recipes at the end) for any recipe, just click on the post title in parentheses after the recipe title.

Cacik– Cold Yogurt Soup (Taking One for the Team)

Date Night Dates (Date Night)

Marie’s Hummus (A Request for Hummus)

Rainbow Fruit Platter (Birthday Party Food for Kiddos)

Smokey Sweet Potato Bites (Adventures with FODMAPs: Polyol Edition)

White T-Shirt Shrimp (A Tale of Two Parties: Our Island Party and the Food)


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