The New Year is a firework of emotions, a fabulous mood, smiles of loved ones, the scent of needles, tangerines and, of course, a festive table. In each family, preparations begin long before its occurrence. 2017 is the year of the Fire Rooster.

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According to legend, this bird is energetic, ambitious and temperamental. Let’s try to figure out how to make a menu and decorate the New Year’s table to cajole the proud Rooster.

What should be on the table in the New 2017?

The fire cock is a proud but somewhat selfish bird. So it is important to remember that, like any leader, he appreciates active and enterprising people. Make a menu long before the festival, then he will see that you are pleased with his presence.

First of all, it is necessary to abandon any species of birds on the table. Chickens, turkeys, geese, quails and ducks should be banned. The second ban is chicken eggs. To get out of the situation in the famous Olivier they can be replaced with quail. Most people will not even feel the substitution, but for gourmets this will be a pleasant surprise..

But the Rooster will be happy with a lot of vegetables. You can make a salad, cut, stuff them or cook a delicious side dish. Note that the color of this year is fiery, so give preference to red vegetables and fruits on the table..

Rooster bird is omnivorous, so that the meat on the table will be very useful. Remember that food should not be too fat, you should also abandon fried foods. Roosters are active, so it’s worth preparing light and nutritious meals. But on the strong alcohol will have to forget.

What should be preferred:

  1. Low-fat meats;
  2. Vegetables and fruits;
  3. Light salads;
  4. Seafood;
  5. Asian cuisine;
  6. Fish;
  7. Low alcohol cocktails;
  8. Wine or champagne;
  9. Any desserts (without alcohol and fat creams).

Features of table setting and decoration

Table decoration should be thoughtful. This is important not only from an aesthetic point of view, but also will please the symbol of the year. Remember that the details are very important, because the roosters are very pedantic. Give preference to all natural and beautiful.

Next, we describe what is required to decorate the New Year holiday..

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  1. Oddly enough, but the rooster will not rejoice at the red tablecloth, on the contrary it should be light, pastel shades. White, golden, beige or pink varieties will do. Napkins should be chosen to match tablecloths. It is better to give preference to rag options than to paper ones, since the Rooster loves everything elegant;
  2. Services can be any, but always beautiful. So if you decide to celebrate the new year in nature or in a public place, bring along real glasses, plates and forks;
  3. According to tradition, it is necessary to install a container with germinated wheat or oats on the central part of the New Year’s table;
  4. Be sure to put the candles on the table. Prefer the red or golden option. Particularly pleased with the Rooster graceful candles handmade. This will give him confidence. That he is a welcome guest in your home.

Hot holiday meals

Next, we present to your attention a few interesting recipes for hot dishes that can be served on the table..

New Year’s Meat Pie
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Ingredients amount
boiled beef 500-600 g
frozen puff pastry packaging
red bell pepper 1 PC.
onions 1 head
olives (pitted) 20 pieces.
heavy cream (20 percent or more) 2-3 tablespoons.
sunflower oil (rast.) 2 tbsp. l.
cream (unsweetened) butter) 20-25 g
quail testicles 8 pieces.
finely chopped greens (parsley / celery / dill) 3 tbsp. l.
Time for preparing: 45 minutes Calories per 100 grams: 240 Kcal

Vegetables are diced and fried in sunflower oil. Eggs, herbs and cream are whipped (do not forget to salt and pepper).

The dough is divided into two parts and rolled. A round shape (22 cm in diameter) is required. The bottom layer fits into shape. Top vegetables and meat are laid out (alternately). Then everything is poured sauce.

On top of a few pieces of butter unfolds. Covered with a second layer of dough. The edges are tweaked by technicians overlapping. A small hole is made in the center to evaporate excess steam..

Beautiful figures of birds are cut out of the dough remains and are placed on top of the cake. Plain water is suitable for bonding. Cake baked for about 45 minutes with medium heat (180ᴼ).

Eggplant Skewers

To prepare this unusual dish you will need:

  • 500-gr. pork tenderloin;
  • 4 medium-sized eggplants (choose elastic fruits);
  • 1-2 hours l. paprika;
  • 6 tbsp. l soy sauce;
  • Vegetable oil.

Meat is cut as on a shish kebab, large cubes. Then pickled 1-2 hours in soy sauce with the addition of paprika and pepper (you can use allspice). Salt is not needed, because soy sauce is very salty, so it is better not to add it.

Eggplants are washed, the stalk and the upper layer are cut off on one side. Removed the core. It should be a boat with a thick bottom and walls. Then they need to soak for about half an hour in very salty water. After which they need to dry.

Skip piercing eggplant on the center of the cut stem. Inside it is strung meat. Then you pull the skewer so that the tip appears on the other side of the eggplant. Cooking in the oven (200-220ᴼ) for about half an hour.

Salads for the New Year’s table 2017

Here are some interesting recipes that will decorate any table..

Meat Salad “Heh” (Korean recipe)

For this dish you will need:

  • 400 gr. meat (beef or lean pork);
  • 1-2 tbsp. l soy sauce;
  • 2-3 art. l vinegar (strong 15-20%);
  • 1 onion;
  • 350 gr. fresh carrots (if the core is dense it is better to remove);
  • 3 tbsp. l oil (sunflower or sesame);
  • 4 tbsp. l greens (green onion / dill / thyme).

The meat is cut by thin long strips of worms.

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Carrots rubbed on a special grater for Korean cuisine (long chips) or cut with a knife.

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Onion chopped into thin half-rings.

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Meat is fried in butter before evaporation of moisture. The remaining ingredients are mixed in a bowl..

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Then the fried meat is added there. Do not forget to pepper and salt. In the original recipe of pepper should be a lot, but pick the sharpness for themselves.

heh готово

Salad “Paradise”

For this salad you need to take:

  • 1 fresh pineapple;
  • 1 red onion;
  • 1 long cucumber;
  • hl lemon juice;
  • 2 tsp. shortbread sugar.

salat rayskyPineapple is peeled and cored. Then cut into medium cubes. Then chopped onion and cucumber (in small pieces). Lemon juice mixed with sugar, pepper and salt.

All ingredients need to be mixed and left in a cool place for an hour. After that, you can serve, do not forget to again carefully shift to more carefully distribute the lemon juice. For decoration, you can use sprigs of parsley or dill.

Salad with nuts

For this masterpiece you need:

  • 2 large mandarins;
  • 1 carrot (medium in size);
  • 2-3 apples;
  • Nuts (almonds, hazelnuts, cashews, walnuts or a mixture);
  • 5 tbsp. raisins (pitted);
  • 0.5 tsp. cinnamon;
  • 2 tbsp. l lemon juice.

Sweet sauce:

  • 2 tbsp. l honey
  • 1 tbsp. l lemon juice.

Unsweetened sauce:

  • 2 tbsp. l spoons of oil (unscented olive or sunflower);
  • 2 tbsp. l lemon juice.

Carrots rubbed with short strips. Raisins need to process boiling water and hold it for a few minutes. Nuts are chopped (not very finely) with a knife, if you use almonds and hazelnuts, it is better to get rid of hard skin.

Then they must be slightly heated in a pan or in the oven (do not fry). Apples are cut into long bars and sprinkled with lemon juice..

Next is preparing the sauce of choice. For serving to meat unsweetened, for dessert version with honey. All ingredients except raisins, you need to mix and put in the refrigerator / refrigerator for half an hour.

Meanwhile, the mandarin is cleared. If necessary, each slice is cut in half. After that, the salad is decorated with mandarin and sprinkled with raisins..

Appetizers for the New Year 2017

For example, here are some recipes for appetizers that will delight the Fire Rooster..

Cod liver balls

Such an appetizer will be relevant on any holiday table. So, it is required:

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  • 1 jar of cod liver;
  • 2 boiled potatoes;
  • 50-60 gr. cheese (solid or semi-solid);
  • 1-2 onions;
  • 6 boiled quail eggs;
  • Greenery;
  • 2 tbsp. l soy sauce;
  • 3-4 Art. l sesame seeds.

Onions, herbs and eggs finely chopped. Cheese is passed through a fine grater. Potatoes and liver warm up with a fork. All ingredients are mixed, seasoned with soy sauce..

Sesame need to fry in a dry skillet. Then balls are formed. Each of them collapses in sesame seeds. When serving should be decorated with greens..

Stuffed Tomatoes

To make this bright, tasty and beautiful snack you will need:

  • 6 tomatoes (small);
  • 200-250 gr. cheese;
  • 2-3 cloves of garlic;
  • 2 tbsp. l (depends on taste) finely chopped greens;
  • 4 tbsp. l sour cream.

stuffed помидорыFrom the top of the tomato is cut off (better figured, diamonds). The flesh is removed. Cheese is passed through the grater. Garlic is finely chopped or skipped through a press. After that, you need to mix all the ingredients, do not forget to add tomato pulp.

By desire priprichivat and prisalivaete. Then the resulting baskets of tomatoes are filled with cheese filling. Tomatoes are decorated with a sour cream and a leaf of greens.

Cake and cocktail: sweeten New Year’s Eve

Cake – the central decoration of the table. We offer you an interesting recipe that everyone will like.

Chocolate Brownie

Need to take the following list of products:

  • 2 tbsp. flour;
  • ¾ Art. cocoa;
  • 2 cups granulated sugar;
  • Baking powder packaging;
  • 1 tsp salts;
  • 1 tbsp. sunflower oil;
  • 1 tbsp. water;
  • A pack of vanilla sugar or vanilla on the tip of a knife.

For the most delicate cream:
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  • 200 gr. whipped cream (30 percent or more fat);
  • 50 gr. powdered sugar.

For the glaze:

  • 100 gr. chocolate bar;
  • 25-30 gr. butter.

All ingredients except cream are laid out in a bowl and mixed thoroughly. The mass should be homogeneous without lumps. You can use a mixer with nozzles to stir the dough (spiral) and mix everything at low speed.

The oven warms up to 180ᴼС. Prepared dough is poured into a round (preferably detachable) shape. Everything is baked for about half an hour (the surface should stop shining). The cake is then removed from the mold..

While it cools you need to prepare chocolate. It must be melted in a water bath with oil. Then put the icing on the cake and send in the refrigerator for 16-20 minutes. While the icing hardens, you need to whip the cream with the powder.

The cake is tamed with cream rosettes and kept in a fridge before serving..

chocolate фондюYou have already wondered what to cook for the New Year 2017?

Lamb baked in the oven in the sleeve will be an excellent dish for the holiday table, the recipe is here.

Exquisite chicken roll with mushrooms in our recipe will surprise your guests.

Cocktail “Fantasy”

From the drinks for the New Year’s table in 2017, we present you the recipe for the perfect cocktail that is suitable for the meeting of the coming year..

The following ingredients are required for preparation:

  • 8 peaches;
  • A bottle of sparkling wine (pink or white);
  • 50-100 gr. sugar (adjust the amount to your taste);
  • 50 ml. cognac.

Bones are removed from peaches. Then they are baked for about 15-17 minutes in the oven at 180ᴼC. After that, they should be allowed to cool. Then rub through a sieve or grind in a blender..

Mix all ingredients except wine. And fill the glasses by a third. Top with sparkling wine. Mix a cocktail spoon. Optionally, you can paint the peach pieces.

Here you can create such an interesting menu to please the Fire Rooster and surprise your guests..

The most important thing is not to forget that the new year should be met with those who are dear, then your smile will be sincere, and this will be the best gift for an unauthorized bird..