Saturday, January 30, 2016


Appetizers are the first courses of a meal and are small portions of foods intended to whet the appetite in anticipation of more substantial courses to follow. Appetizers are a very small portion of food or drink served before or at the beginning of a meal to stimulate  the desire to eat. More often,appetizers, consist only the main item, accompanied by a sauce and/or garnish. Appetizers  do not need to contain any meet, poultry,fish or shellfish. However soups, salads, charcuterie items, vegetables, pizzas, pastas, and other starch dishes may also be served as appetizers. Because they are very rich, some foods such as  foie gras and escargots are traditionally served as appetizers. These foods are generally consumed in small amounts and are rarely served as entrees. Although there are
few limitations on what can be served as an appetizer or first course, a few guide lines can be followed to ensure that whatever is served will be plated and should be well received.Appetizers are called by different names in different cuisines but the main classification revolves around.

By Faculty,BRAND CAI

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