Garden party is an ideal opportunity to enjoy peace, beautiful weather and good food together with your loved ones. Read what dishes are good for a common celebration on the plot
At a stylish party in the garden or on the plot can not miss grilled dishes. They can be both meat and vegetarian. The most popular grilling methods include grilling on a gas grill and grilling under a lid. Remember to adjust the temperature and grilling time to suit the type of food you are cooking
Many people choose to use the barbecue with a lidmany people choose a grill that allows for faster preparation of the meat on the grill, and also affects its aroma and degree of juiciness. Also important is the type and species of coal, because the embers of burning half charred wood gives the food a special flavor and aroma. It is worth adding sprigs of fresh herbs to them
Almost all products that are used to prepare dishes for roasting require soaking them in marinades beforehand. Marinating meat and fish makes them more tender, improving their flavor. You can also prepare appetizers on the grill in the form of camembert cheese with nuts, roasted corn rings or carrots soaked in a marinade of olive oil, honey and thyme.
Chicken skewers in an oriental marinade with cardamom, chilli, soy sauce, coriander and garlic will also go very well on a barbecue. You can also serve your guests vegetables roasted in the marinade – it can be eggplant, peppers or zucchini. The marinade should be made by mixing herbs, olive oil, a clove of garlic squeezed through a press, lemon juice and your favorite spices. As a complement to the dishes, it is worth preparing bread baked on the grill, which can be served with herb or garlic butter.
Food for a garden party should be light and tasty. Besides grilled dishes you can also prepare baked vegetable fritters, e.g. from yams, carrots or celery. All kinds of salads work well too, e.g. the popular potato salad or cucumber salad in tzatziki style.
Surely many guests will also like the home-made pizza, which can be grilled later. An indispensable ingredient at a party is a pizza cutter pizza cutterthe pizza peeler is a great party tool that can be used to quickly divide the pizza before serving. An alternative to pizza can be salty tarts with salmon, zucchini, asparagus or mushrooms. Aroma of the tart will be added by the béchamel sauce or prepared on the basis of cream
Appetizers and desserts
For a garden party it’s also a good idea to prepare small snacks that your guests can reach for while they’re waiting for their grilled dishes. This is where fresh fruit, light tarts, and cold cheesecakes come in handy. Desserts in jars are also a good solution – banoffee, meringue with mascarpone and fruit or chia pudding with berry mousse.
It is worth buying sweets without chocolate so that they do not melt in the heat. The most common salty snacks are chips, crackers, nuts and sticks. You can also serve vegetables and breadsticks with hummus and guacamole. Small sandwiches and cheese and charcuterie boards are also worth bringing to the table. All kinds of vegetable, fruit and cheese appetizers are easy to prepare, and they look very impressive.
As for sweet and refreshing drinks, you should prepare lemonade, watermelon cocktail with ice cubes and iced coffee with ice cream.
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