Ideas for New Year tastes
As the days for celebrating love and joy draw near, it’s the perfect time to plan an unforgettable holiday table. We’ve put together some useful tips to help make it more beautiful, ensuring you can relish a wonderful mood and fill these festive moments with delightful flavors alongside your loved ones.
One way to instantly impress your guests is through the selection of appetizers. Begin the evening with a plate featuring an exclusive mix of antipasti, including olives and cheese. Follow this with high-quality meat delicacies complemented by assortment of Italian and French cheeses, along with dried fruits. Get creative with your decorations because they can enhance the enjoyment for both your guests and family.
The appetizer precedes the main course. During the holidays, having several alternatives is crucial. Thus, always opt for dishes that cater to different tastes. We recommend meat specialties like roast lamb or veal ribs. Additionally, consider white meat options such as a delicate chicken fillet served in a mushroom and truffle sauce or a drumstick prepared in a special sauce. Classic fish options like trout remain timeless, while irresistible choices for seafood enthusiasts include sea bass and sea bream. For those fond of international specialties, fresh sushi rolls, caviar, or Russian salad with smoked trout are also excellent choices.
Sometimes, we tend to overlook the selection of side dishes until the last minute. However, if we give them the attention they deserve, they can truly complement and elevate our main course into a gastronomic art. Beyond the typical side dishes like baked potatoes, consider recipes such as cauliflower with Parmesan and almonds. Additionally, classic winter salads such as hummus, Russian salad, and pepper and cheese salad are always popular choices.
Holiday desserts have a special place on the table, especially for those with a sweet tooth. Alongside traditional plates featuring small cakes, baklava, and tufahi, consider presenting cakes as well. A refreshing fruit cake is ideal for enthusiasts of juicy, sweet treats, while a chocolate cake is a must for those who savor rich aromas.
Remember, the festive ambiance always begins with a visual experience, so opt for themed decorations. Traditional New Year’s colors like red, dark green, and gold can captivate all your guests. Consider incorporating decorative ribbons, candles, and elegant tableware. A luxurious tablecloth made of rich fabric with shimmering details can add a touch of magic to the setting.
Nevertheless, the holiday table isn’t solely about selecting food and decorations; it’s about crafting wonderful memories. Cherish the moments with your loved ones! And don’t forget to explore our special holiday catalog. We’ve curated a rich assortment of the most beautiful holiday flavors from our kitchen in the heart of the city.