Festive table for the New Year
Mar 10, 2018
New Year's - an abundance of gifts, the smell of needles and volleys of salutes, the long-awaited weekend and, of course, a meeting with the very close people at a generously covered table. About how the festive table will be for the New Year, every mistress thinks long before the holiday. After all, you need to make a New Year's menu and have time to stock up on the necessary products. And yet - to amaze all guests with something new, original and unusual.
Traditions of the New Year's table
Sits at the festive table for the New Year is taken at 21.00-22.00 pm, traditionally seeing off the old year. At this time, such dishes for the New Year are relevant, like sandwiches, salads, various snacks( cheese balls, red caviar, stuffed eggs) and cold dishes( jelly, jellied fish and tongue).Taking into account the fact that at midnight champagne is being drunk, it is not advisable to use stronger spirits before its onset, limited to dry wine. With the approach of midnight to the table, hot dishes are served for the New Year: roast in pots, fish, chicken or goose baked in the oven, chops with garnish. Later they serve sweet: cake, cakes, jelly, ice cream with fruits, sweets, as well as tea or coffee to them.
The original festive table for the New Year
It's a long time ago when the dishes for the New Year in each family were identical, and their list traditionally consisted of salad "Olivier", caviar and cake "Napoleon".Of course, these classic New Year's dishes and now often decorate the festive table in many families, but along with this, modern housewives strive to fill the New Year's menu with something more refined.
Surprise guests with New Year's dishes with an unusual combination of products. Surely none of your guests have tried pancakes with red caviar or baked with cheese and wine sauce shrimp, tongue with prunes or chicken stuffed with rice and nuts.
Enjoy the guests with original sweet dishes for the New Year. Homemade ice cream in orange "baskets", original marmalade in the form of Christmas trees, snowmen and Christmas bells, marshmallows or meringues "with a surprise"( baked in a coin for luck) - all this will bring an even greater sense of celebration at the New Year's table.
As for the original recipes for the New Year 2011 dishes, here are the different dishes made in the form of symbols of 2011.These can be cats and rabbits made of sweet dough, carved from vegetables, and hare muzzles for decorating salads and even a whole cake in the form of a rabbit.
Try to be original in the preparation of drinks. Do not dwell on traditional champagne - surprise guests with self-made cocktails. To do this, you will need a favorite cocktail recipe, the ingredients needed for its preparation and a blender.
Dishes for the New Year - please Rabbit
The festive table in the New Year 2011 should also correspond to the approaching year of the Rabbit. What does Rabbit like, and which dishes should be abandoned? In order to please Rabbit, it is necessary to include in some or other dish at least a small number of apples, carrots and millet. It is necessary to give preference to dishes from vegetables and fruits, having reduced to a possible minimum the presence of meat dishes. Instead of pork, lamb or poultry, use fish and other seafood. Well, recipes for New Year's dishes from rabbit meat this year are generally strictly prohibited. Thus, Rabbit will be pleased with the vegetarian festive table for the New Year, and you will relieve your body of excess load during the New Year's Eve.
Laying of the New Year's table
Special attention is paid to table setting for the New Year. We already considered the general rules for serving the table. On the eve of the New Year's celebrations it will be superfluous to remember them, as well as take into account some rules for decorating the New Year's place for a meal.
Bottles of champagne can be tied with beautiful bows or pre-decorated in the technique of New Year's decoupage, removing the labels and putting on the surface of winter motifs. The table will be superfluous decorate an uncomplicated bouquet of 2-3 small branches of pine with artificial snow on them. Beautifully decorated composition of mandarins, nuts in gold foil, candies and silver-covered cones will also decorate the New Year's table.
The table setting for the New Year 2011 is impossible without the participation of the main symbol of the coming year - a cat and a rabbit. So, the festive table in the New Year 2011 can be decorated with small figures of rabbits or cats, put each guest a napkin with the symbol of the approaching year or purchase candles of the appropriate shape.
Let the New Year's festive table burst with delicious and original dishes, and the fun will be a success!