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The best verrine ideas - 7 recipes

A verrine is a French layered dish served in a small glass. Verrines make for perfect individual desserts or savory starters. We have verrine recipes for every kind of party. For a summery feel, go for this shrimp verrine appetizer. If your dinner party is a little fancier, serve this tapenade verrine  as an amuse-bouche in between courses.

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We've got the perfect party snack for your next hosting gig: sweet pineapple, clementine and banana skewers dipped in dark chocolate and crushed hazelnuts! So delicious with easy presentation, these won't last long. 

Top rated Verrine recipes

Whip the cream, add the sugar at the end and reserve in the fridge

  • 8 oz of ricotta
  • 1 lemon
  • 2 egg yolks
  • 1 cup of whipping cream
  • 3-4 oz of candied chestnuts
  • 4 tablespoons of chestnut jam
  • 1/4 cup of sugar
  • 1 pack of meringue cookies
3.5/5 (171 Votes)

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Cut the tender part of the asparagus into pieces, mix them with yogurt and one or two tablespoons of oil to obtain ...

  • For 4/6 glasses
  • Asparagus Mousse:
  • 8 asparagus cooked
  • 1 small container plain yogurt
  • olive oil
  • cardamom flavored vinegar
  • pepper, salt
  • Tapenade:
  • 4-5 oz green olives stuffed with anchovies
  • 1 cup dried tomatoes
  • olive oil
  • Espelette
  • Garnish:
  • Cherry tomatoes
  • Olives
  • crackers or breadsticks
4.7/5 (38 Votes)

Watch the video and get the recipe for these delicious single-serving snacks, here!


1 - Peel the apples, cut into small cubes, put in a pan with a little butter and lemon juice, sugar and caramelize

  • 2 apples
  • 16 oz cream cheese
  • sugar
  • lemon
  • butter
  • caramel
4/5 (31 Votes)


Cucumber / Salmon Verrines

  • 1 cucumber
  • 4 slices of smoked salmon
  • 4 tablespoons of cream cheese
  • 4 tablespoons cream cheese with herbs
  • Salt and pepper
  • Chives for decoration (optional)
2.7/5 (101 Votes)

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Cut the zucchini into small cubes and cook about 15 minutes over low heat

  • 3 medium zucchini
  • 1 package cream cheese
  • 1 jar of tomatoes confites
  • chives
  • salt and pepper
  • black olives (for decoration)
2.7/5 (71 Votes)


Put the mascarpone in a bowl

  • half a fresh pineapple
  • half a container mascarpone
  • cottage cheese (10 oz about 1 1/3 cup)
  • some crushed graham crackers
  • 1-2 tablespoons brown sugar
  • 1 tablespoon honey
  • 1 knob of salted butter
  • some crushed salted caramels
3.2/5 (68 Votes)


- Finely chop the tomatoes confit, sprinkle them with a drizzle of olive oil and place them in the refrigerator

  • 1 lb fresh tomatoes
  • 1/2 lb tomatoes confit (homemade or store bought
  • 2 tbsp. chopped green tapenade
  • 3 sprigs of basil
  • 3/4 cup cream
  • 1 tablespoon. tablespoons of lemon juice
  • olive oil, salt and pepper
2.7/5 (29 Votes)

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