Fruit bouquets — this is truly a magnificent gift, both delicious and beautiful. It's hard to find a man who would remain indifferent to such fruit bouquets. You can certainly order a bouquet of fresh fruits and berries from those who engaged in it professionally, but hand made fruit bouquets are valued more. How to make fruit bouquets with your own hands? For the manufacture of fruit bouquets you can use almost any fruit and berries. The main thing — that they were fresh, dense, beautiful and intact. Do not use too juicy fruits, which may begin to bleed sap. Along with fruits and berries can be included in a bouquet of flowers from chocolates. To decorate fruit bouquets can use chocolate (to dip into it berries), herbs, natural or artificial flowers.
Even for the manufacture of fruit bouquet, you will need a knife, scissors, skewers, cookie cutters and a round spoon for ice cream (the last two items are not mandatory). Molds are used to cut various figures of dense fruit (eg, pineapple), and with a round spoons for ice cream can be made from the pulp of the melon balls.
To begin, prepare container for fruit bouquets. This can be a vase, pot, basket and so on. N. The capacity for fruit bouquets to fill salt dough, clay or foam, in which you'll stick skewers with fruit and berries. Pot or vase for fruit bouquets can paste over something, paint, decorate a decoupage technique — just decorate to your taste.
Start by stringing fruits and berries on skewers. It is best to use the so-called shampurchiki BBQ — long and pointed wooden skewers. Take a piece of fruit or berry and nakolite on skewers at least a third of the size (and preferably two-thirds, for greater reliability). Grapes can prick from a few pieces per skewer. If you are using fruit bouquets apple slices, they should be dipped into the water with the addition of citric acid or juice so they do not darkened.
Possible to decorate fruit bouquets bow tie on a skewer of colored ribbons directly under berries or fruit pieces. Make enough shpazhek with fruits and berries, you can begin to stick them to the foundation. To bouquet of fruit looked harmoniously, it is desirable to have skewers symmetrically. A variable length and tilting shpazhek to impart the desired shape fruit bouquets. The space between the skewers filled with greenery, live or artificial flowers.
You can arrange the fruits and berries tiers: each tier — a certain fruit or berries. At the same time the largest fruit will be placed on top, and with every tier of their size will decrease. Crown fruit bouquets can be a big beautiful berries or cut pineapple figurines (hearts, stars, and so on. N.).
Strawberries dipped in chocolate can decorate or pattern of chocolate, sweets or sugar glaze using kornetika. To cover the berries or chocolate glaze, heat the chocolate or icing on a water bath until tender (do not overheat the ground). Planted a washed and dried berries on a skewer, dip it in chocolate or icing. Before glaze can be a few minutes to hold the berries in rum or brandy.
When enrobing chocolate berry should immediately immersed for 20-30 seconds in ice water, then gently pat dry with a soft cloth and wait until dry. Only then can stick a skewer with glazed berries fruit bouquets.
You can also right after glazing gently roll in berry colored coconut flakes or grated nuts (of course, dip it in ice water when it is not necessary). You can still wait for full cooling, and then paint the berry chocolate glaze or a contrasting color with a thin brush or kornetika.
As you can see, to make fruit bouquets with your own hands is not so difficult. Note that such a delicious gift to eat as soon as possible: long fruity bouquet «will not survive.»