They say how you will meet the New Year, so it andyou will spend. Probably, only very skeptical people do not believe in this story, so everything is prepared thoroughly for the holiday. The house is decorated, the Christmas tree is hung up with toys and tinsel, the mistresses are looking for the most delicious and beautiful looking recipes of New Year's dishes. Meat, salads, desserts fill a festive table, but the very first on it appear snacks. Light, spicy, spicy, spicy original goodies will surprise guests and become a real decoration for the New Year's table. In this article we will offer some simple recipes for New Year snacks with a photo and a step-by-step description of the cooking process. For sure, for many mandarins are an indispensable attribute of the celebration of the New Year. Fresh fragrance of citrus and bright orange peel are able to cheer up and make the holiday a bit more fun. And how much would not you try to make a tangerine with a salty taste? The first recipe will be devoted to just such an unusual-looking snack. Cheese "mandarins" This light savory snack with cheese has a very unusual and beautiful appearance. It will become a real bright sunny rabbit on the festive table. It will take:
- Cream cheese - 2 pieces.
- Chicken eggs - 2 pieces.
- Carrot - 2-3 medium things.
- Garlic cloves - 2 pieces.
- Fresh dill - 1 bunch.
- Mayonnaise - 1.5 tbsp. l.
- Entire laurel leaves for decoration.
Eggs and carrots cook. Eggs hard-boiled, carrots to softness. Try to choose vegetables bright orange, this will ultimately determine the beauty of our mandarins. While they cool in a deep container three on a fine grater processed cheese. On the same small grater are three cooled eggs, peeled from the shell. Add to the eggs and syrups passed through the press garlic. Dill rinse and dry with papertowels. If you like any other kind of greens, you can use it. Add mayonnaise to the mixture of eggs, cheese, garlic and greens. Thoroughly mix. Now you need to peel the cooked carrot from the top layer and grate it on the grater. From the cheese mass we form balls, cover themon top of a layer of grated carrots. It is necessary to apply a little effort to ensure that the carrot layer is firmly attached to the cheese ball. The resulting mandarin we adorn with laurel leaves, so that they become as much like the real citrus. Thanks to the fact that the boiled carrots, from whichconsists of the skin of our cheese tangerines, it does not get dark and does not dry out for a long time, this snack retains its attractive appearance for a long time. The next appetizer will also amaze with the contrast of appearance and taste. New Year's snack "Strawberry" Such a salad habitual to everyone "herring under a fur coat"you can submit very original and unusual. He instantly ceases to be banal, and even those who usually do not have it, will certainly want to try such an original snack barberry. It will take:
- 3-4 pieces of small potatoes (about 400 g).
- Salted herring fillet (100 g).
- Small onion (100 g, this is approximately 1 pc.).
- Seeds of sesame seeds (about half a teaspoon).
- Freshly squeezed beet juice (150 ml).
- Parsley is fresh.
- A little mayonnaise.
Potatoes are set to cook "in uniforms." While they are preparing, we cut the herring and onions into very small cubes. The smaller they will be, the neater the strawberries will be. Advice! If you do not like too rich taste of onions, just scald it with boiling water several times. When the potatoes are cooked and cooled, we peel it from the peel and cut it very, very finely. It will be best to rub it on a fine grater. A mixture of herring and onions can add a little mayonnaise. Now we begin to form "strawberries." To do this, we have a little potatoes on the palm and make a cake from it. We put in the middle a mixture of fish and onion with mayonnaise. We wrap the filling in a potato cake and attach the shape of the strawberry berries. In order to get fresh beet juice, you need to squeeze one medium beet on the juicer. If there is no kitchen equipment at hand, use the barbed shallow side of the grater. We rub the peeled raw beet, then put the mass in gauze, folded twice and squeeze out the juice. The next stage is sesame. In strawberries, the grains are not always light in color, so some of the sesame seeds can be lightly fried in a dry skillet with non-stick coating. Be careful, it gets dark very quickly. The final stage. We take our potato "strawberries" and dip them into beet juice. Spread on a plate and lightly indenting movements are decorated with sesame seeds, which plays the role of strawberry seeds. It remains to put a few twigs of parsley and the composition is ready to serve on the festive table. Out of this number of products, about 15-20 "berries" will be obtained. Sesame is good not only as a decorative element. It is known to mankind for many centuries. Probably, many remember the magic phrase from the fairy tale about Ali Baba and 40 robbers "Open the Sesame"? So here is sesame, it belongs to this family of sesame oleaginous cultures. This plant is one of the oldest, grown for consumption in food. Ancient people valued him for the undoubted benefit of health. This is a real storehouse of vitamin E youth, and 100 grams of these seeds contain a daily rate of calcium for a person. So, in the next snack there will be not 1-2 sesame seeds, but much more. Balls with liver of cod and sesame. It will take:
- Canned food "Liver of cod" (1 jar).
- Potatoes (2 medium things).
- Cheese of hard varieties (50 g).
- Onion (2-3 small onions).
- Eggs of chicken (2 pieces).
- Fresh parsley (1 bunch).
- Soy sauce (2 tablespoons).
- Sesame seeds (3 tablespoons).
These are basic products for snack balls. Each hostess can upgrade them. Adding ingredients to your liking. It can be pickled cucumbers, sweet Bulgarian pepper, mushrooms of different varieties. Do not be afraid to experiment. Potatoes we put to cook "in uniform". Separately we cook eggs. In the container we rub on a crayon grater cheese. It is necessary to finely chop the onions and chop the greens. Add the mixture to the cheese. Liver the cod with a fork. By this time, the eggs should already be cooked. We clean them and rub them on a small thertle. Add to the rest of the ingredients. Potatoes are peeled, rubbed into a small grater and sent to a container for all components. Thoroughly mix. Add the soy sauce and mix again. Sesame should be fried in a dry pan with non-stick coating. Keep on the fire for a long time, stirring constantly. From the mixture form small balls. Now it is necessary to roll them in toasted sesame seeds. It remains only to put on a dish and decorate with greens. We get a tasty and easy snack for the New Year's table.