Restaurant customers have a year-round appreciation for snacks and small plates, but during the holidays your appetizer offerings become even more important. Office parties, celebrations and friendly get-togethers bring customers into restaurants for fun-to-eat foods they can share. The Soyfoods Council provides a season’s worth of dips, snacks and drink-compatible appetizers that will round out your holiday menu. The recipes also provide an added nutrition boost from soyfoods.
Soyfoods make great bar foods, with ideas as simple as edamame steamed in the pod, edamame hummus and tofu-based dips for vegetables. Fried appetizer ideas include LILY Gyoza, a recipe developed at Oakview Restaurant at the Iowa Tournament Club in Des Moines. These potsticker-style dumplings feature fillings such as tofu, edamame, and soy burger crumbles….