Mediterranean Food Flair
Splurge on several cheeses from the Mediterranean to set the tone of your event. Consult a gourmet cheese shop or a large supermarket with a good cheese selection.
Make your own Marvelous Chocolate Truffles or visit a high-quality chocolate store to adorn the Chocolate Truffles Topiary. Use the topiary for decorating the buffet as well as for its indulgent treats. Make numerous topiaries of several heights for decorating the buffet table. Place a truffle in a plastic bag and tie with ribbon for a take-home sweet.
Make espresso or strong coffee, and pass warm cream or whipped cream. Offer spiced sugar as another accoutrement.
Use pottery accessories to reflect the distinctive pottery of the Mediterranean. Don't worry if pieces don't match.Activities
- Rent foreign films to view.
- Discuss the popular Italian books available at most bookstores.
- Share photos and stories of Mediterranean travel, or plan a group Mediterranean trip.
- Play Italian music.
- Borrow from a library if you don't have any.