Canape

published by zoom500 on Aug 29, 2010

Canape (Fr.) – miniature sandwich weighing 60-80 g, a thickness of about 0.5 cm – made of several layers of toast and a variety of foods (fish, meat, cheese, vegetables, fruits), mounted on skewers, which you can send in your mouth as a whole, not biting off a piece.

Canapes (Fr.) – miniature sandwich weighing 60-80 g, a thickness of about 0.5 cm – made of several layers of toast and a variety of foods (fish, meat, cheese, vegetables, fruits), mounted on skewers, which you can send in your mouth as a whole, not biting off a piece.

Canape – a festive feast, indeed most – фуршетное. If canapé served with cocktails or a buffet, taking their hands.

Sometimes the word “sofa” is also called the type of reception, the simplest version of the buffet table: sandwiches, canapes, a couple of light snacks, tea and fruit.

Snack sandwiches are served on low or high (on foot) dishes, where they are laid out one layer, placing rows or groups of sandwiches, one color, that they have their location decorated table.
For sandwiches served shovel, fork or a broad knife. If sandwiches pierced by fork or skewer, they can take with them. Most small sandwiches eaten with forks, and those that are bigger, with his hands.

Canape prepared on toasted bread (black or white), with a ruddy, solid crust, on which the main product – such as sprats, sardines, pate, chicken, fish, hot smoking, with the addition of vegetables – slice or a circle, cucumber, tomato, green – leaf celery, dill, onion feathers.

Sometimes the connection or to increase the softness of canapes add more and spoon some sauce – mayonnaise, bechamel, cream.

Canape decorate with olives, lemon, berries, fruit pieces – depending on whether, from which it is the main product.

Since the preparation of canapés laborious, they are usually prepared in advance.
In this case, they make them as small squares and stick them upright in small sticks (in the form of a match), so you can take the couch, not touching and deforming their soft pad.


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