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Heavenly Bonfire Party Food Ideas

Madhura Pandit Oct 30, 2018
Good food definitely forms an integral part of a bonfire party. Here are ideas for food that can be served at a bonfire party.
You can arrange a bonfire party as a birthday party for teens only or for the entire family as well. The crowd can have fun chatting, roasting, eating, and enjoy the party. It can be arranged in the backyard, a farm, beach, or in any outdoor area!
The party foods should be such that the hosts as well as the guests should be able to enjoy the party together. Who would wish to spend the entire time in kitchen tending to the meals when others are having fun? In those cases, here is a compilation of some of the best food ideas for bonfire parties along with a couple of recipes.

Ideas for Bonfire Party Food

Before planning for the food, you need to be specific and sure about your ideas or theme for the bonfire night party. If kids are also present, you might as well want to include some light and non-spicy foods. As it is cold outside, you must arrange for foods that are warm!
Potato chips/crisps/wedges
Sauteed mushrooms
Cheesy broccoli
Grilled cheese
Grilled ham and cheese
Mountain pie
Welsh Rarebit
Bangers and mash
Bacon butty
Stir fry noodles/vegetables
Chili con carne
Stuffed tomatoes/peppers/jalapeños
Baked apple
Hot chocolate
  • Cheesy bread/garlic bread
  • Barbecue spare ribs
  • Corn-on-the-cob
  • Black bean chili
  • Hobo stew
  • Grilled vegetables with spreads
  • Sausage pasty
  • Banana boats
  • Marshmallow barbecue
  • Roasted parsnips/chicken/peppers
  • Bean/vegetable/chicken soup
  • Jacket spuds
  • Potato scones
  • Toasted bread with chocolate/cheese fondue

Bonfire Party Food Recipes

Barbecue Fish

  • 4 skinless pomfret
  • 6 dried Kashmiri chillies
  • 2 chopped onions
  • 2 tsp tamarind pulp
  • 1 tsp cumin seeds
  • 1 tsp black peppercorns
  • 1/2 tsp turmeric
  • 1/2 tsp sugar
  • 2 cloves chopped garlic
  • 1 tbsp cider vinegar
  • Rice flour for dusting.

Method of Preparation

  • Soak the chillies in warm water for around 10 minutes. Drain the water and remove the seeds from chillies.
  • Mix and grind all the spices, onion, sugar, and vinegar, blend until smooth. Add salt to taste.
  • Spread this spicy paste on both the sides of the pomfret fillet, dust with rice flour.
  • Cook on barbecue or a preheated grill for 1-2 minutes on both sides.

Baked Potatoes

  • Potatoes
  • Filling as required

Method of Preparation

  • Wash the potatoes and wrap them in foils individually. Cook them in the barbecue for 1-1½ hours.
  • Precook them in an oven or a microwave till properly baked to save time. These semi-cooked potatoes can be grilled on the barbecue until crisp!
  • Scoop out the potato and fill stuffing of your choice in the potato. Cheese, bacon, etc. make up excellent filling.
Lastly, one of the bonfire party tips is to have a large quantity of food in various varieties to make the party more enjoyable.