There is not much time left before the New Year holidays, which means it’s time to think about the holiday menu for the New Year 2019. What is interesting and new to cook in the year of the Yellow Earthen Pig, what dishes to please the patroness of the coming year?
According to astrologers, the New Year table 2019 should be as diverse and rich as possible, as the Boar prefers tasty and satisfying food, beautifully and originally decorated. Meat dishes are welcome, but pork should be abandoned. All because the symbol of the year, though not a touchy animal, is unlikely to appreciate its fellow on the holiday table. Fruit and vegetable salads, original portioned snacks, desserts, such as ice cream or Christmas decorations, will complement the hot dishes.
Meals on the holiday table 2019 should not be too complicated, requiring tremendous time and effort to prepare them. Stop your choice on simple recipes, better portioned, cook a little bit of everything, combining the usual ingredients in new and unusual dishes.
What to cook for New Year 2019: new and interesting dishes in your piggy bank of recipes
The holiday menu 2019 should contain the following dishes:
- meat hot dishes - beef, veal, lamb, rabbit meat, poultry. Present meat in baked, fried, stewed, boiled form.
- river or sea fish baked in foil or steamed
- meat, vegetable or fruit salads
- Cereals - this dish is sure to enjoy the symbol of the coming year, who loves a satisfying meal. Use rice or wheat for salad in New Year's table, stuff chicken with buckwheat.
- fruits and vegetables
- desserts - display of chocolates, gingerbread, dried fruits
In the New Year's menu 2019, focus on diversity. It is not necessary to cut Olivier in basins, referring to the long-term New Year's tradition.
Recipe for the original snack for the New Year 2019: puff tartlets with fish filling
Festive table 2019 should include at least 2-3 different appetizers. They can be both cold and hot. We offer a recipe for an original snack that will decorate any holiday table. Tartlets for snacks can be prepared by yourself or you can buy ready-made molds in the store.
To make puff tartlets you will need:
- puff pastry - 1 pack
- 2 eggs
- red salted fish - 150 gr
- olives 10 pcs
- mayonnaise to taste
- pepper to taste
- Roll out the dough and cut circles on it using a jar or glass of suitable size.
- Squeeze out smaller mugs inside to make your rings.
- Place large circles on the parchment-laid baking sheet and the rings on top of them, which will play the role of bumpers. We bake tartlets in the oven at a temperature of 180-200 degrees.
- Avocados are peeled and diced.
- Grind boiled eggs, salmon, olives
- We mix products and fill them with mayonnaise
- We spread the filling on the baskets, decorate with greens, olives or caviar
In addition to such tartlets, you can make a variety of canapes with shrimps and melted cheese, canapes with red fish and cheese on dark rye bread and other snacks.
Hot dishes for the New Year 2019: a new recipe for British-style lamb
Meat dishes are a must-have attribute of any holiday table. These dishes are especially popular among men who will love the recipe below.
For cooking lamb in the British way:
- 1 kg of white or red potatoes
- 0.5 kg of lamb
- 0.3 kg onions
- 10 grams of tomato paste
- 50 grams of fat
- spices - salt, bay leaf, allspice
- a few cloves of garlic
- any greens to taste
- Cut the lamb into small pieces, season with pepper, salt and spices. Leave the meat in the marinade for 1 hour.
- Cut potatoes and onions into thin slices.
- Put the meat in a baking dish, put onion with potatoes on top, sprinkle with salt and pepper. Repeat layers until the ingredients run out.
- In a separate pan fry the tomato paste to save it from sourness. Add to the tomato salt and spices. Pour the meat with potatoes cooked mass.
- Lamb with potatoes is cooked on average 2 hours at 180 degrees. With such a long baking, the meat is soft and tender. Serve the finished dish can be in the form of baking.
Fish fillet in cream sauce: a new and original recipe for the New 2019 year
Baked fish will come to taste lovers of traditional Russian cuisine, besides this dish fully satisfies the requests of the patroness of the coming year. The fish turns out very gentle and juicy.
To prepare the dish will require:
- 1 kg of any fish fillet
- 2 small bulbs
- vegetable oil
- lemon juice
- spices - pepper, salt, seasonings for fish
- 250 ml sour cream
- some flour
- Cut fish fillets into portions, rub them with spices, salt and pepper. Pour lemon juice over slices, leave to marinate for 1-2 hours.
- Onions cut into half rings, form lubricated with vegetable oil and lay out the onion in it. On top of the onion, lay the fish with the peel down. Put the mold in the oven, preheated to 185 degrees for 25-35 minutes.
- After this time, pour the finished fish with sour cream sauce with salt, pepper and flour.
- Put the mold back into the oven before browning
Serve baked fish in sour cream sauce should be with a side dish: rice or potatoes. Decorate the dish with lettuce leaves or chopped greens.
Original and nourishing salad "Gift"
To prepare the salad will need:
- smoked chicken legs - 300 grams
- champignons - 200 grams
- Bulgarian pepper - 1 pc
- boiled eggs - 5 pcs
- boiled carrots - 2 pcs
- pickled cucumbers - 2 pcs
- boiled beets - 1 pc
- onion - 1 pc
- vegetable oil
- Remove chicken skin from chicken legs, cut off the meat and cut into cubes
- Diced peppers and cucumbers
- Chop the onions and mushrooms finely straws
- Fry mushrooms and onions in vegetable oil, season with salt and pepper.
- We rub carrots and eggs on a fine grater
- Put all the ingredients in layers:
- mushrooms with onions
Spread each layer with a thin layer of mayonnaise.
Use the remaining carrots, greens and beets for the decoration of the salad. Before serving, hold the finished salad in the fridge for 3-4 hours so that it is completely soaked.
New Year's table 2019 is a wide variety of dishes, original table setting and decorations. You should not cook too many dishes familiar to the New Year celebration, such as Olivier or Vinaigrette. This menu does not deliver much delight to your guests. Work on the holiday table in 2019 and your efforts will pay off well-being and good luck throughout the year.