Children's sandwiches - general principles of cooking
If the child refuses to eat porridge for breakfast, the preparation of children's sandwiches can be the way out. The main task is to make sandwiches as useful and easily digestible as possible. About mayonnaise, fat sausage, ketchup, etc. can be no question. For the preparation of children's sandwiches, mainly fresh vegetables, fruits, boiled beef or turkey, light-salted fish, cheese, butter, greens, dried fruits, and sometimes lean ham or sausage are used. Many recipes for children's sandwiches use eggs. Instead of the usual chicken better to take quail. As for bread, the best choice would be bran, whole grain or flax bread. Well suited for children's sandwiches are buns with sesame seeds, nuts and cereals. In addition to butter, bread rolls can be spread with melted cheese, cottage cheese or sour cream. Bright vegetables, fruits and greens are suitable for decorating: boiled carrots, tomatoes, bell peppers, oranges, kiwi, lettuce, green onions. For small parts, you can use green peas, corn, olives or prunes. Kids love sandwiches in the form of animals, boats, houses, a flower, etc.
Kids sandwiches can be sweet. This is a great alternative to candy, baking and other sweets. Sweet sandwiches can be made with cottage cheese, dried fruit, any fresh fruit, nuts, candied fruits or small waffles.
The sandwich needs to be prepared so that it is convenient for the child to eat it. Do not build too massive structures. The filling should not ooze, drip or drain - the kids do not like it very much. Also, do not use more ingredients, in addition to bread and basics, 2-3 products will suffice. The process of making children's sandwiches can be turned into a very exciting experience, if you bring a child to it. Particular attention should be paid to the design - any, not even the most favorite foods will be eaten on a beautiful sandwich.
Children's sandwiches - preparing food and dishes
To make children's sandwiches, you will need a cutting board, a knife, a small saucepan for boiling the ingredients and a flat dish.
All products should be very thoroughly washed and dried, after which you can start cutting them. In some recipes, you must first boil the products (for example, eggs or carrots).
Children's sandwich recipes:
Recipe 1: Children's sandwiches
Children's sandwiches with egg and cheese will appeal to even the most fastidious kids. Snack is very easy to make from the simplest ingredients. Separate attention deserves a beautiful design. Such a beautiful and tasty sandwich will want to eat any child!
- White bread;
- Quail egg;
- Little carrot;
Boil carrots and quail eggs. Cheese cut into plates. Bread spread with butter. Put a plate of cheese on top. From the egg to make the "torso" and "head" of the bunny. From boiled carrots make ears, paws and eyes. Make a mustache from dill branches. Children's sandwich “Bunny” is ready!
Recipe 2: “Ladybugs” Children's Sandwiches
Such children's sandwiches are not only tasty, but also very beautiful. The treat is perfect for a children's holiday and will be the main decoration of the table. Children's sandwiches are made from simple ingredients and do not require special culinary skills.
- Round toast bread;
Bread spread with butter. Put a whole round slice of ham on a piece of sandwiches, and on the other two halves of a piece of ham, connected to one corner (in the form of opened wings of a ladybug). Tomato cut in half. Whole half put on a slice of ham. Cut the other half in half and put in the same way as the cut ham. From olives to make heads for ladybugs and legs. Put a triangle of cheese between the wings of a ladybug with wings spread. Mayonnaise draw eyes and points. Cover the dish with lettuce leaves and arrange the “Ladybugs” children's sandwiches.
Recipe 3: Children's Orange Sandwiches
A very simple recipe for sweet kids sandwiches. Prepared treat of orange, prunes and bread.
- White bread;
Slices of bread to dry in a pan without butter or in a toaster. Smear the loaves with butter. Orange cut into slices and peel. Put a circle of orange on the loaf. Prune soak for a minute in hot water, rinse. Cut prunes eyes and mouth. Decorate the orange with a smile and eyes.
Children's sandwiches - secrets and tips from the best chefs
- Prunes or olives are suitable for small parts, but if they were not at hand, you can take black grapes;
- Children's sandwiches for a holiday should be bright and beautiful. Do not do without loosing small lines and details. For this you can use a thick syringe (without a needle). You can also cut off a tiny corner of a bag of mayonnaise and draw the line directly from the pack;
- Children's sandwiches for schoolchildren should be sufficiently satisfying, but not causing a feeling of heaviness and other discomfort.