- We make the menu
- Main courses, salads and snacks
- Spirits and Cocktails
- Desserts and cakes for lovers
Perhaps each of the fair sex mom taught from childhood that the way to a man's heart is through his stomach. Therefore, if you want to win a new beau or refresh the senses with the present passion, you can prepare a gala dinner for two.
And not necessarily to stand at the stove all day to hit a partner for its culinary abilities. Just choose easy and simple recipe to show a little imagination and effort to make. Believe me, even a normal young man like a salad if it is made with love.
We make the menu
So, in the beginning you have to think about the menu for the gala dinners. On the table must be meat or fish dishes, salads, desserts and cocktails. If you do not want to mess around with for a long time preparing complicated drinks, choose recipes where you mix only 2-3 ingredients in a blender. By the way, just in case, ask a man to buy a bottle of wine or brandy.
Main courses, salads and snacks
Pilaf with shrimps
- 0, 5 kg of frozen shrimp;
- 2 cups of white long grain rice;
- 200 grams of green beans;
- 100 ml chicken broth;
- 2 large carrots;
- 1 tablespoon oil;
- Lemon peel, grated or finely sliced with a sharp knife.
Beans and carrots cut into strips. Heat the pan, pour it in sunflower oil and sauté a few minutes prepared vegetables. When the crust is golden, add the broth, shrimp (previously thawed) and peel. Simmer all together for about 5 minutes.
Separately, cook rice. First, rinse it thoroughly, and then put on a slow fire. Once the water boils away (pour 1 cup rice 2 cups of water), pour into the pan fried seafood and vegetables. Stir and allow to stand for 5-10 minutes.
Chicken wings soy sauce
- 500 grams of chicken wings;
- Soy sauce;
- Honey or sugar.
Rinse the chicken wings dry cloth, cut into three pieces (of tendons). Gently spread on one slice on a hot frying pan and fry until golden brown. Note sunflower oil in this case is not used.
After the skin will darken slightly, pour the contents of the soy sauce. Simmer, covered for 5-10 minutes (depending on the size of the wing), then add a spoonful of sugar or honey. Leave to simmer 3-4 minutes. Make sure that the dish is not digested or burnt, or it will taste bitter. Serve hot. As a side dish is better to choose a pasta or rice.
- 4 eggs;
- 1 carrot;
- 1 onion;
- 1 apple;
- 3 tablespoons mayonnaise;
- 100 grams of cheese;
- 1 bunch of parsley, lettuce;
- pepper, salt.
Boil eggs and chop. Apples are washed, peeled and cut into small cubes. Nuts ground in a blender or grinder, and then mixed with mayonnaise. Onion finely chopped. In a dish put lettuce, then a layer of eggs, apples, onions, carrots and shredded cheese. Each layer of mayonnaise soak. Garnish with parsley sprigs.
Roast vegetables with mussels
- 300 grams of frozen mussels;
- 2 onions;
- 4 tomatoes;
- 2 tablespoons vegetable oil;
- 3 tablespoons flour;
- 5 potatoes;
- 1 bunch dill;
- pepper, salt.
Mussels thawed and drained the excess water and then fry until cooked in a pan. Pepper, salt. Finely chop the onion, tomatoes cut into cubes. Fry in a pan until golden brown onions, then add the tomatoes. Simmer for 10 minutes. Pepper, salt. The resulting zazharku add to the mussels, stir.
Boil the potatoes, add butter, sprinkle with finely chopped dill and out onto a plate. Next put the steamed mussels. Garnish with sprigs of dill.
Salad with tuna and olives
- 120 grams of olives;
- 2 large tomato salad;
- 0, 5 red onion;
- 1 can of tuna;
- 3, 5 tablespoons of olive oil;
- 1 clove of garlic;
- Herbs: basil, parsley, lettuce.
You must first cut the tuna, tomatoes, sweet onions. Greens should tear the hand so that it does not taste bitter. Olives, if they are not too large, are fed intact. Dressed salad and garlic sauce. To make it, mix the chopped garlic with olive oil and basil. For everything it will take no more than 10 minutes.
- 2 grapefruit;
- 1 avocado;
- 2 teaspoons raspberry vinegar;
- 2 tablespoons olive oil;
- Glass of water;
- Salt, sugar.
Grapefruit peel and divide into segments. Cut the avocado peel, then cut it into cubes. Leaves tear his hands and carefully lay them on a plate. Top place to cut fruit. Before serving the dish, and seasoned mixed.
To prepare the sauce mix vinegar, oil, salt and sugar. You can also use low-fat yogurt, to which is added a small amount of dried herbs. Please note, one serving comes out to about 57 kcal, so you can prepare this dish, even when you are dieting.
Spirits and Cocktails
Organizing a gala dinner, do not forget about alcoholic beverages. You can follow the tradition of putting on the table a dry white wine, or a little experiment with drinks. Who knows, maybe you live in a professional bartender.
- A slice of ginger;
- 35 milliliters of rum;
- 10 milliliters of caramel sauce;
- 8 ml of passion fruit.
In a shaker or blender, combine ginger, caramel sauce and passion fruit. Before serving, add the rum drink, then whisk again. It is recommended to dilute the cocktail ice crumbs. The main thing - respect the proportions, or will be a bitter taste.
- 40 milliliters of green melon liqueur;
- 40 ml peach schnapps;
- Fresh apple juice.
Mix the liqueur and schnapps Pour into glasses, add a couple of ice cubes. A thin stream pour juice to drink is not to dilute immediately. If desired, decorate the glasses can thin slice of green apple. This drink is not only refreshing, but also good spirits.
Desserts and cakes for lovers
What a holiday dinner without dessert? But if you've never cooked dishes like previously required to be trained. And do not forget to follow the recipes as how much you put salt and flour in a cake or a biscuit, it depends on what happens taste.
Wine and strawberry dessert
- 1 bottle of dry white wine;
- 500 grams of strawberries;
- 1 teaspoon cinnamon;
- 2 tablespoons lemon juice;
- 1 tablespoon sugar.
Strawberries wash, put in a bowl and gently knead it to let the juice. Pour the strawberries bottle of dry white wine, add the cinnamon and lemon juice. Mix thoroughly. Serve this dessert must be chilled.
- 2 chicken eggs;
- 2 tablespoons white sugar;
- 4 tablespoons butter;
- 3 tablespoons chocolate;
- 1 tablespoon flour.
Oil the molds in which to bake this dessert. Properly preheat the oven (to 240 degrees). Whisk the eggs with the sugar to form a thick foam, then add to the flour, chocolate and butter (do not forget to thaw for a couple or in a microwave oven and a little cool). All Mix well and pour the resulting dough molds.
Baked chocolate dessert for about 10 minutes, but do not forget to keep an eye inward so that it is not burnt. When the middle, rise, you can get it and check for availability. Please note inside it should be a little watery! Before serving, sprinkle with powdered sugar dessert.
- 3 chicken eggs;
- A glass of sugar;
- 1, 5 cups of flour;
- 0, 5 cups of milk;
- 100 grams of butter;
- A teaspoon of coffee (instant);
- 2 tablespoons cocoa;
- Soda (on the tip of a knife).
- 2 cans of cream;
- 4 tablespoons of sugar.
- 2 tablespoons sour cream;
- 3 tablespoons sugar;
- 2 teaspoons of cocoa.
Whisk the eggs, salt, sugar and vanilla. Heat the milk and add the coffee. Mash the butter with a spoon so that it was soft, like plasticine. All of the above (the butter and milk and coffee) was added slowly into the egg mass.
Flour mixed with soda, cocoa, then pour the contents into a dough. Oven at 170-160 degrees, it does not look into the oven every five minutes, or cakes will turn out tough and dry. Once they propekutsya (check with a toothpick), leave to cool.
Now proceed to the preparation of the cream. So, mix sour cream with the sugar and beat with a mixer, until smooth without lumps crispy on the teeth. With regard to the glaze, it must be carefully prepared so that it is not burnt. So, combine the sour cream, sugar and cocoa, put on a small fire and cook for two minutes, until the liquid is smooth.
Cut the cooled cake layer 3. The first two oil the sour cream and shift the thinly sliced banana. After you gently lay three cake, pour them on top of a sweet (glaze). Place the cooked cake in the refrigerator for 12 hours, so that he had time to soak. Bon Appetit!