Advice 1: How to make beautiful fruit

Fruit – a beautiful table decoration and a delicious addition to drinks and meal. They can be served whole, nicely stacked in a special vase. But in some cases, such as during receptions, fruits and berries are served differently.
How to make beautiful fruit
You will need
  • - plastic forks;
  • - wooden skewers and toothpicks;
  • - a sharp knife;
  • - mineral water;
  • - mint leaves, sprigs of currants.
Prepare dishes in which you put the fruit. This can be large flat dishes and plates – round, square, oval or triangular. On some of the dishes looks nice curly cut. Look very elegant and multi-storied vases that can be spread with a fruit skewer.
In the center of dishes you can fit a small watermelon, decorated with flowers, carved in the technique of carving. If the art of decorative cutting vegetables and fruits available to you, and just use the whole pineapple. Place it in the center of the flat plate. Around the concentric circles start to spread out sliced fruit – apples, oranges, pears, kiwi. Strawberries, grapes and cherries pour delicious slides.
At the reception the main thing – convenience. The fruit should be cut into small pieces. It is important that they are easy to impale on a fork and not drop on the way to his mouth. Pineapples cut into segments, orange – thin half-rings, the apples – not too big slices. Next place a plastic fork for impaling the fruit.
Very convenient for guests option – fruit skewers and canapés. On skewers of different sizes or toothpick nakalyaetsya diced fruit and whole berries of a strawberry or grapes. Sometimes these kits complement the cubes of cheese.
Salads of fruits and berries can be consumed in the tanks carved out of a watermelon or melon. Carefully cut the top of the fruit, pick the flesh is a special round spoon for ball formation. On the side of the watermelon with a sharp knife cut part of the rind on the pre-prepared stencil. This can be character, graphic, or company logo. The resulting vase lay out the balls from the pulp, mixed with slices of orange, mango, pineapple and strawberries.
For a summer Banquet or buffet suitable vases made of ice. Prepare two bowls of different diameters but the same height. It is best to use a deep glass bowl. Fill a large container with water on the third. Put a smaller bowl inside and attach it with tape, stretching it crosswise. Between the walls of the bowls lay sprigs of currant, mint leaves or rose petals. Nice and thinly sliced circles of lemons and oranges.
Place bowls in the freezer of the refrigerator for a few hours. Remove tank, lay out another row of decorative elements, top up with water to the brim and freeze again. In order to remove the finished bowl, pour warm water into a smaller bowl and gently divide the design. Keep ice vase in the fridge. Before serving, fill with berries or fruit kebabs.
Useful advice
Do not spread sliced fruit on the table in advance – they very quickly lose their freshness. Before serving, slices of apples and pears, sprinkle with lemon juice – this will prevent them from darkening.

Advice 2: How to put beautiful fruits

Fruit dish, table decoration. Bright orange, juicy berries, Golden bananas and soft kiwi on a beautiful plate – it's almost a masterpiece, does not require any additional decorations. However, the masterpiece from a good work so different that it all in its place. There are several win-win options design flow of fruit to the table.
How to put beautiful fruits
Narutonaruto fruit rings and place on a flat dish. The first layer let go of the ring of oranges. They lay rings of kiwi, and the top slices of bananas. The middle of the composition garnish with berries – cranberries, blueberries, currants, strawberries or raspberries.
Fruit will wasawesome a large shallow vase on a stem or decorative basket and fill it with apples, plums, bananas and other delicacies. The main rule here – the fruit should be close to the one climatic zone and the same season. That is, the proximity of pineapple and, say, apples Granny Smith, as well as strawberries and grapes are not welcome. Example. Put the red and Golden autumn fruits: apples, pears. Decorate a composition of beautiful bunches of white and black grapes (preferably pitted). Now serve this delicious still life to the table. Guests will be in awe.
Fruit salycilate long wooden skewers. Cut fruit in small pieces about the same size and thread on the skewers in random order. Now lay a kind of kebabs on a dish, arranging them like a fan, and serve. Even more impressive look fruit skewers, put in high vase. Get a kind of sweet bouquet.
Will flamewave guests with a fire show. Chop the fruit slices and place them on a metal dish. To plombirovaniya turned out the thinnest crispy crust, sprinkle bananas, apples, berries and sugar powder. Pour in Turku or normal ladle cognac or brandy preheat and then ignite. Pour the liquid burning on the fruit and the applause of the guests make the flaming dish into the room. Do not forget before serving, turn off the light!
Salad desertpeace guests a bowl of fruit salad consisting of finely chopped citrus, bananas, apples and the like, seasoned with honey, yoghurt, sweet sauce. A classic fruit salad genre is strawberries and cream.
Fundaustral tea fruit fondue. Nicely put in a few vases apples, bananas, cut small slices and strawberries and grapes. In a ceramic fondue pot, heat 150 ml of cream. Then the mangled pieces of 250 grams of chocolate and melt it in cream. You can add the chocolate mix 1 tablespoon of cognac. Give the guests a fondue fork and ask them to prepare a dessert, impaling on a fork pieces of fruit dipped in chocolate. By the way, fresh fruit instead of canned can be submitted (e.g., pineapple), as well as pancakes, slices of sponge cake.

Advice 3: Bakc to jerk the fruits and berries home

Drying is one of the oldest ways of preserving fruit. The process resembles the drying of: fruits and berries under the influence of sun and air dry, changing the consistency and acquiring a concentrated taste. However, cured products will never become brittle and fragile - the fruits retain moisture, while remaining elastic and dense.
Bakc to jerk the fruits and berries home
For drying suitable for very juicy fruits and berries with firm flesh: apricots, apples, melons, figs, plums, grapes, figs. So they reached the best consistency, you want the hot sun. In the absence of podvyalit the dried fruit in the oven or electric dryer. Sometimes the fruits are pre-boil in sugar syrup. After processing fruits and berries stored in boxes, cardboard boxes or canvas bags. It is not necessary to pack the fruit in plastic bags - fruit and berries can become moldy.
Dried fruits have high calorie content. Eat them in small portions as a dessert or snack, accompanied with hot tea or other beverages.

Dried melon

For drying you can use any melon, overripe or even not too good. Cut it into slices, cut off the crust. Pieces of melon lay on the Board and put to dry in the sun, previously covered with gauze. At night bring plates of fruit in the room.

When melon will shrivel and congeal, fold two or three slices together and weave for them in a pigtail. Dosushivanie braids in the sun for a few days. Fruit should be crisp, but keep the flexibility.

Dried apricots in sugar

At home fruits can be dry-cured in an oven or electric dryer. To taste the fruits became more concentrated, and the juice stood out harder fruit it is recommended to boil in sugar syrup. This recipe can be prepared a apricots, peaches, cherries.

You will need:
- 2 kg apricots, pitted;
- 1 kg of sugar;
- 350 ml of water.

Apricots loop through, cull damaged fruit. Rinse the fruit in several waters and dry, spilling on the towel. Remove the pits, trying to keep the fruit remained intact. Put the apricots in a saucepan and add 700 g of sugar. Stir the mixture with a wooden spatula and leave for a day - during this time, fruit should leave the extra juice.
Apricot juice and syrup use for drinks, sweet sauces and a variety of desserts.

Drain the juice, pushing the apricots in a colander. Then prepare a syrup from water and the remaining sugar. Boil it until the crystals are completely dissolved. Put the fruits in a saucepan, stir and bring to a boil. Cook the apricots over low heat for 7-10 minutes, then turn off the oven and leave the fruit to infuse. The syrup should be warm but not freeze.

Again fold the apricots into the colander. Let the syrup drain out, stirring the fruit with a wooden spatula. Arrange the apricots on the grill electroscience and volte at a temperature of 55oC with about 3 hours. Instead of the dryer, you can use the oven. Ready the fruit cool down and store it away safely.
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