Need a quick fix for your Christmas or New Year’s menu? Here are a few simple appetizers that are beautiful to serve with cocktails or at the table to kick off your holiday dinner.
1. Cut prosciutto slices in half long ways.
2. Put a small spoonful of cheese at one end of prosciutto. Place date on top of cheese.
3. Roll up the prosciutto with date and cheese, add a tooth pick to hold it together.
50 grams of butter
1 tablespoon brown sugar
250 grams of ricotta
- Take the ricotta and place it in a pasta strainer covered with paper towels in order to drain the water from the ricotta. Let the ricotta dry for roughly 45 minutes / 1 hour.
- In a sauce pan, melt butter on a low flame, add chestnuts and brown sugar and cook for 12 minutes. Once cooked set aside.
- After ricotta has been dried, cut in halves and fry with a dash of olive oil in a medium size frying pan. Cook until the cheese is golden on both sides and remove.
- Plate a slice of fried ricotta on a serving dish, drizzle honey over top of the ricotta and place a serving of chestnuts.
Panino sliced bread
400 grams of smoked Salmon
1/2 package Spinach salad
450 grams of Cream Cheese
- Make sure white bread is sliced and set aside.
- First start by making the cream cheese “frosting”, add 250g. of cream cheese with 2 tablespoons lemon juice, dill and 100g. of chopped smoked salmon. Put all ingredients in a mixing bowl or mixer and mix the ingredients together until it becomes creamy.
- After start assembling the big panino, one slice bread – salmon – cream cream, one slice bread – spinach salad, and repeat until you have completed all the desired layers.
- The final touch use the salmon cream to cover the entire panino.