Canapés Etiquette

eating etiquette (how to eat...)

A canapé is a cold appetizer of cheese, meat, vegetables, or fish on a cracker, bread, toast, or pastry. Table manners vary depending on the way canapes are served - they are eaten with figers or a utensil.

Table manners for eating canapés as finger food. At a cocktail party, afternoon tea, or reception, finger food is served.

Table manners for eating canapés at as part of a meal. But when a canapé is served as a first course at the table, for example, a light pastry filled with vegetables or fish or a wedge of pizza, proper dining etiquette calls for eating it with a utensil.

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