Perhaps, no celebration can not do without a festive table, and International Women's Day is no exception. The menu for March 8 should be prepared well in advance in order to have time to buy all the necessary products and learn recipes for dishes.
Thoughts about what to please expensive guests for sure excites every hostess, because such a spring holiday wants to serve something light, gentle and delicate on the table. It's not an easy task to make an ideal menu, but having a few unusual ideas and recipes in reserve, you will certainly cope with it. Let's get started!
The menu for March 8 should be prepared well in advance in order to have time to buy all the necessary products and learn recipes for dishes
Rules of compilation
Before you decide on the list of dishes that you will prepare, you need to decide what positions must necessarily be present on the festive table.
Before you decide on the list of dishes that you will prepare, you need to determine what positions must necessarily be present on the festive table
The following menu structure is considered to be classical:
Snacks and cold dishes.
Try to select recipes in such a way thatcreate the maximum variety of flavors. Be sure to consider the preferences of your guests. For example, on the table must certainly be present lean dishes for those who adhere to a diet or is a vegetarian. Also, it should be clarified, if any of the guests have an allergy to a food product.
Try to select recipes in such a way as to create the maximum variety of flavors
Important! A person who loves a tight meal and a supporter of proper nutrition - everyone should find their own dishes to taste.
Now we offer to consider step by step recipes,which will help make your celebration "tastier". If the first menu item is extremely clear: a spring soup from sorrel, onion crepe soup or a hearty chicken broth will be perfect, then when making snacks and hot it is necessary to connect fantasy. They should be nourishing, beautiful and not too difficult to prepare.
After a long cold, you want something fresh, bright and light. This is exactly what snacks included in the menu for March 8 should be. In addition, they should not only be tasty, but also beautiful.
So, offer you a snack, which will please you with taste and decorate the festive table.
Tulips. Well, what is the 8 March without flowers? A bouquet of edible tulips will surely surprise your guests. You will need tomatoes of elongated shape (cream fits perfectly), eggs, cheese, mayonnaise, green onions, walnuts and garlic (if desired). As for the number of products, it depends on the number of guests invited. To compose a bouquet of 11 flowers you will need 11 tomatoes, 200 grams of cheese and 2 chicken eggs. So, while the eggs are boiled, wash the tomatoes, wipe them dry and make a cut in the shape of a star at the top of the fruit. Remove the cut out part and the core, the tomato in shape should resemble a bud of a tulip. Do the same procedure with all the fruits. Next, chop the boiled eggs, cheese, garlic and walnuts and mix them to make a thick, homogeneous mass. It is best to use a blender or a very fine grater for this. Be sure to try the mixture and add salt or black ground pepper if necessary. Fill the filling with tomatoes and proceed to the design. On a large tray lay out the "tulips", and then add them with a stem of green onions, if you want, you can tie a bouquet with a bright ribbon.
Prepare a few small tomatoes and cucumbers, a large bell pepper, a can of olives and tofu cheese (you can substitute cheese)
Vegetarian canapés. The menu for March 8 should be universal, so that every guest could find a suitable snack for himself. Prepare a few small tomatoes and cucumbers, a large bell pepper, a can of olives and tofu cheese (you can replace it with cheese). Cucumbers cut into slices, tomatoes - slices, and cheese and pepper - cubes. With the olives you need to drain the brine and place them on a napkin to make them dry. Now we proceed to the formation of canapes. On the skewer, string the vegetables in the following order: olive, cheese, pepper tomato, and then cucumber. This appetizer is usually served with a sauce of olive oil mixed with lemon juice and black pepper.
Roses from salmon. Ingredients: crackers, lettuce leaves, dill, cream cheese, salmon. Salmon slice thin slices, lettuce leaves and dill well wash and dry. To prepare the dressing, mix the chopped dill, garlic (if desired) and cream cheese. In the resulting mixture add spices to taste. Fill the confectioner bag with a creamy mass, and then apply it to the cracker, cover with a second cracker and put on it a point from the cheese mixture. On it, put a small piece of lettuce leaf, and then add the composition with a neat rose from the salmon. This snack is a real delicacy for fish lovers.
The festive menu for March 8 must certainly include the main course, because the appetizers only heat up the appetite, not bringing feelings of satiety.
Prepare 1 kilogram of pork ribs, 1 orange and a half lemon, a teaspoon of honey, 2 teaspoons of starch and your favorite spices
A win-win option is to prepare the following dishes.
Potatoes "Anna". Thoroughly wash the potatoes, peel it from the peel and send it to a container with cold salted water. Put the pan on the fire, bring to a boil and cook for three minutes. Next you need to drain the water and cool the potatoes a little. Slice it with thin slices using a knife or shredder. For feeding, you can use either separate molds or one large one. Lubricate it with butter, and then start spreading the potatoes. The slices must be loosened, like the petals of a flower. Between the layers do not forget to add a little salt and pepper. Once the mold is filled, pour the melted butter over the top, and then send it to the oven, heated to a temperature of 200 degrees. After a lapse of 40 minutes, you can remove the dish from the oven. Before serving, decorate it with herbs and cheese. Delicate taste and pleasant aroma will not leave anyone indifferent.
Pork ribs "Exotic". Naturally, meat eaters will not forgive you the absence of a meat dish on the festive table, so let's start preparing it. Prepare 1 kilogram of pork ribs, 1 orange and a half of lemon, a teaspoon of honey, 2 teaspoons of starch and favorite spices. Cut the ribs into individual cutters, grind the orange peel with a small grater. Squeeze the juice out of the fruit, add to it the grated zest and spices. In this marinade, place the meat and let it brew for 6-7 hours. Preheat the oven to 220 degrees, place the meat on a baking tray and bake for 40 minutes. Then pour the marinade, previously diluted with starch solution. Bake until a crust is formed, and then serve, decorating with greens. Indulge your family with an unusual variation of the usual recipe.
Ingredients: 1 kilogram of purified salmon fillet, 2 tablespoons mustard and honey, teaspoon horseradish, fresh mint leaves, a teaspoon of lemon juice, olive oil and spices
Salmon in honey-mustard sauce. The menu on March 8 should be varied, so fish dishes can not be dispensed with. Ingredients: 1 kilogram of purified salmon fillet, 2 tablespoons of mustard and honey, a teaspoon of horseradish, fresh mint leaves, a teaspoon of lemon juice, olive oil and spices. Rinse the fish and cut into small blocks. Mix spices, olive oil and salt, grease them with fillets, send to a 200 degree incandescent oven for 20-30 minutes, until a crust is formed. At this time, make sauce: mix horseradish, lemon juice, mustard and honey until a uniform mass is formed, let it brew for an hour. Ready to put the dish on a beautiful plate, decorate with mint leaves, sauce pour into sauce. Bon Appetit!
Serving desserts is, perhaps, one of the most favorite moments not only for children, but also for adults.
Serving desserts is perhaps one of the most favorite moments not only for children, but also for adults
To please the guests, you can include in the menu on March 8 at once a few unusual desserts.
Canapé of fruits. It's a pleasure to cook them. It is enough to wash and clean your favorite fruit, cut and string on skewers. Here you can give vent to fantasy and experiment. For example, the taste of banana and strawberries can be diluted with a mint leaf, and by cutting pineapple semirings, you will get a beautiful yellow "sail", which will be an excellent addition to a boat made of banana and mango. All in your hands!
Black forest. In 400 grams of peeled cherries add 3 tablespoons of sugar and liqueur Amaretto, let it brew for 6-8 hours. Chocolate biscuit cut into small pieces, 200 grams of cream whip with a few tablespoons of powdered sugar and vanilla sugar. The dessert is served portion by part: in a clear glass, layer by layer, place the biscuit, whipped cream and cherry, let it brew for 3-4 hours and serve to the table, decorated with a mint leaf.
On a note! Despite the fact that you will prepare all the dishes at home, such a menu on March 8 in no way inferior to the restaurant.