Bite has been running a tapas competition over the last few weeks to celebrate the arrival of Barcelona-made beer, Estrella Damm. They asked the bars and restaurants who serve it to share their favourite Estrella tapa match.
The team have been busy - they've narrowed down the entries to a very fine field to 12 finalists. Plus all 12 dishes have been tested and tasted. If you want to see which dishes made the cut, click here
So drum roll please, here are the top 5 finalists.
Recipe of the Day
Barbecue aubergine salad
First make the dressing by combining all the ingredients, and refrigerate until needed. Preheat barbecue to a medium heat. Pour 25ml oil on to the hot plate. Add the aubergine and cook for 5 minutes, or until soft. Remove and set aside. Add the remaining oil then the onion, garlic, chilli,...Angela Casley1 1
Feijoa date cake
Ice with a nice lemon icing and a bit of lemon zest to garnish.
Feijoa and lime muffins
These muffins are quite tart, with all the fragrance of feijoas and a refreshing tang from the lime juice and zest.
Date and feijoa mini loaves
Mini loaf pans are available as a joined set, similar to muffin pans. This mixture could also be made into muffins.
Fab feijoa cake
This is a lovely afternoon treat - it uses a feijoa mixture in the cake batter as well as fresh feijoa with cream in the middle...
Feijoa coconut gems
These are cooked in irons that are heated in the oven. They make a lovely petite treat, well-suited to sharing with a pot of tea.
Feijoa and date chutney
If you’ve got them by the kilo, here’s how to get the most out of the finicky feijoa.