Mardi Gras Table with New Orleans Carnival mask

5 Mardi Gras Buffet Recipes

Here are 5 recipes to organize a great Mardi Gras buffet, from the appetizer to the dessert, without forgetting the drinks. Your Fat Tuesday menu has never been so easy!

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Carnival and in particular Mardi Gras is without a doubt the most colorful festival of the year, where the absolute protagonists are the fried, both sweet and savory dishes, but which can be equally good if baked in the oven!

Here are 5 recipes to organize a great Mardi Gras buffet, from the appetizer to the dessert, without forgetting the drinks. Your Fat Tuesday menu has never been so easy!

Fat Tuesday Baked Krapfen Recipe

Carnival krapfen donuts

Krapfens are delicious donuts made with leavened dough, generally fried, to be filled with jam or custard. The original krapfen recipe hails from Austria where they are traditionally prepared for the Carnival party. In this recipe we suggets the baked version of Krapfen, healtier and much more digestible.

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Mardi Gras Fried Cheese-Stuffed Olives

Fried Stuffed Olives

Delicious green olives stuffed with cheese, wrapped in breadcrumbs and fried. A fantastic Mardi Gras finger food!

Go to the fried stuff olives recipe.

Fat Tuesday Spaghetti Frittata Recipe

bucatini omelette

This spaghetti frittata recipe, as it is called in Naples, "a frittata 'e maccarune", is a typical dish of Neapolitan cuisine. A poor and simple dish, but absolutely yummy, based on pasta, eggs, cheese and pepper, which was created in Naples as a recipe for recycling pasta leftover. A fantastic quick food idea for your Carnival buffet menu!

Go to the pasta frittata recipe.

Seafood Couscous to Celebrate New Orleans Carnival

Seafood Couscous with shrimps, mussels, bottarga

As a tribute to the multicultural city of New Orleans (Cajun, Creoles...) and its Carnival, we propose a recipe based on seafood, specialties of the capital of Louisiana, and cous cous, symobol of the meetinf between different cultures.

Go to the seafood couscous recipe.

Mardi Gras Cocktails: Bloody Mary

bloddy mary fat tuesday cocktail

What's better than a rich and colorful Bloody Mary? Enjoy great food, great company and a great drink on Mardi Gras. Responsibly, of course.

Go to the Bloody mary recipe.

 

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