Appetizers and starters are one of the most popular search terms on this site.  Maybe you are looking for more interesting, fun ways to start a meal or you just feel it's easier to get creative when it's just the starter.  Well, what we have found is that puff pastry is your friend.  Almost anything made in pastry is delicious as a bonus you could even get away serving most of these without any plates.  In case it's a more informal setting like just your family but you sill want some starters or finger foods. 

So here are some favorite appetizers that are either made easy with puff pastry or can be made easier with puff pastry. 

DELI ROLL POCKETS

deli roll pockets

POTATO AND GOAT CHEESE TRIANGLES

Potato and Goat Cheese Triangles

CARAMELIZED TOMATO TARTE TATIN

tomato tart tatin

MINI TARTE TATINS WITH CARAMELIZED SHALLOTS AND GOAT CHEESE

MINI TARTE TATINS WITH CARAMELIZED SHALLOTS AND GOAT CHEESE

FRENCH ONION RUGELACH

JOK Mag Savory Rugelach

PIZZA SAMBUSAK

Pizza Sambusak

CARAMELIZED ONION AND GOAT CHEESE PASTRY

zucchini-goat-cheese-tarts

BASTEL — GROUND MEAT-FILLED SEMOLINA HALF-MOONS

bastel-ground meat filled pastries

SMOKED SALMON WITH SPINACH IN PUFFED PASTRY

smoked salmon and spinach puff pastry russian pie

ASPARAGUS AND WALNUT PUFFS

asparagus-walnut-puffs

SPICY DOG POPPERS IN BLANKETS

Spicy Dog Poppers in Blankets

FISH BOUREKAS

Fish Borekas

CARAMELIZED ONION SQUARES

caramelized onion tart

ISRAELI HOT POCKETS - BOUREKAS

israeli bourekas