How to make an American aperitif in France
How to make an American aperitif in France?
You have organized a family meal with everyone in attendance. But for this occasion, you decided to innovate in order not to remain in the routine ? This is a good thing. But until now you don’t know what to do ? Well, this article is yours. Here we suggest the American appetizers.
In case you have no idea, please read to the end and you will see that by putting into practice what you will discover, your family dinner will be a perfect success.
What is an American aperitif ?
First of all, an appetizer is a drink that some people decide to take before starting to eat. This drink is supposed to deepen their stomachs so that they can eat the different dishes that will be offered to them. In other words, some people call these types of drinks appetite enhancers.
As often as possible, the drinks served as aperitif are made with plants or herbs whose effect has nothing serious on health; on the contrary it will do you good.
Besides drinks, you can add appetizers such as chips, cupcakes, croquettes, and many other things as a taste of the real meal to come. Of course all this is done to prepare the belly to receive the American food but it is not a reason to abuse it otherwise you may not be able to eat much when the meal in question comes. Here’s what an aperitif is in general.
But in America, this concept has evolved.
So, during an American aperitif, in the absence of all that has been mentioned, you will see that mini dishes are proposed along with the drinks. Indeed, beyond the fact of drinking, the Americans propose all kinds of small dishes piqués that you can taste while waiting for the real meal. Sometimes even the appetizer is not followed by another dish since what is served is already quite substantial.
Let’s go and discover these different American appetizer dishes.
Some ideas for American aperitif dishes
During a American aperitif, you can serve mini burgers, meatballs or cheeseballs they call cheeseballs, mini chicken or smoked fish sandwiches, mini pizzas, kebabs, pie slices, and many other things. As you can see, the American appetizer can sometimes be considered as the first course at certain times. But all these dishes are served in proportions so as not to fill the stomach either.
Concerning the drinks, you can take out the Martini. It’s a drink not too strong but whose flavor is not to be exposed anymore. It is a very good element of an American aperitif.
In case you don’t have a Martini, you could opt for the making of different cocktails such as the Manhattan, the Bloody Mary, the long island iced tea, the lemonade, the cosmopolitan and many others that you know how to make.
In case you don’t know how to make any American cocktail, here is one that will be very easy to make :
To make it, you will need martini, campari and sparkling water. So, in a glass, put ice cubes and pour 2 cl of your martini then add 4 cl of campari. Add as much sparkling water as you like and, thanks to a straw, stir properly.
Your cocktail is thus ready.
Depending on your mood, you can add other ingredients and decorate the glass as you wish by putting a thin slice of lemon or orange at the end.
If your friends are geographically far away from you, don’t forget to bring your own’Do not hesitate to dematerialize this appointment in the’It is also possible to organize online through platforms used for teleconferences, for example. Thus you will be able to enjoy the joys of this American e-apero by savoring typical products and by maintaining the link with your friends !