Today it is hard to imagine any holiday table without a salad. Our Slavic nation loves salads: assorted, delicious, vodka, traditional and original! And beautiful salads – this is such a nice addition to any salad, which tries to embody in his kitchen of every housewife.
Decoration of salads – it’s like a religion and philosophy – each family has its own, and combines them with one common passion — the decoration of dishes. To philosophize about how to decorate salads can be long. And there are people who do not like the decoration of salads in our usual sense. In any case, beautiful salads – it’s the atmosphere of the holiday celebration, it is an opportunity to make our brighter and more saturated.
Dear friends, I offer you an original selection of examples of decoration of salads, which I hope you not only enjoy, but will appear on your holiday table.
Salad with chicken and mushrooms “Mushroom”
Salad “Watermelon slice”
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From 9 to 12 February 2013-the year in Colombia, the large port city of Barranquilla (Barranquilla) will host its famous carnival, which annually welcomes over half a million people. This is one of the most colorful Latin American carnivals, second in popularity only to the carnival in Oruro (Bolivia) and Rio de Janeiro (Brazil). Directly the carnival in Barranquilla begins on February 9, but since the middle of January preparing for the holiday, the so-called “precorneal”: almost every day on the streets and squares of the city are a number of performances, dance shows and entertainment program dedicated to the upcoming celebration.
For example, last Sunday held a children’s parade, Desfile del Carnaval de los Ninos, or as it is affectionately called – carnavalito (“Carnavalet”). And yesterday, Thursday, the 7th of February, at one of the stadiums Barranquilla solemn coronation of the carnival Queen (Reina del Carnaval). The festival starts on Saturday, 9th February, large-scale marches called “Battle of flowers” (Batalla de Flores). It is here that the carnival unfolds in all its beauty: the streets go carrozas — bizarre constructions of papier-mache and plastic, depicting different fantasy creatures or scenes from a carnival mythology. Here comes the King Momo, the son of sleep Continue reading
Traditionally Spaniards meet spring with the whole series of holidays and festivals, most of which has a long history and established traditions. So, Granada and Cordoba spend the may Festival of the Holy cross. These days the square, the streets, the balconies of the houses are decorated with flower arrangements, everywhere you can see crosses covered with flowers. The most celebrating this holiday in Granada areas of albaycín and El Realejo.
In Cordoba from 3 to 14 may competition is the traditional courtyards – owners decorate their patios with flowers in pots, flowers, hedges, natural elements of design and crafts, and invite everyone to take a look at their attire. Traditionally, the contest involves the courtyards of the oldest parts of the city, there are fun performances and musical performances.
From may 11 in Madrid held a Grand celebration dedicated to the patron Saint of the city – St. Isidro (St. Isidor), reaching a peak on may 15, the Plaza Mayor and went on for another week. Are carnival parades, shows, street concerts, religious procesie and bullfighting. Carnival with processions and masquerades, which ends on Friday, “the Funeral of the Sardine”, marks the eve of lent.