1 / How to clean a porcelain plate?
Porcelain plates are ideal for making a table decoration refined. But if you want to keep your dishes as long as possible, you need to take care of them. Here are some tips for maintaining them. To wash them, do it by hand with soapy water, and dry them gently. If your plates are stained, sprinkle baking soda on a damp sponge, and rub the plate with it, before drying them with a clean cloth. Finally, if you only want to give your plates a boost, rub them with a cloth soaked in alcohol vinegar, before rinsing them with clean water. Don't hesitate to apply these tips regularly! And decorate your table with the vase fish design to find on our online store
2 / How to present a plate of foie gras?
The plate of foie gras is a must for the end of the year celebrations. This is why its presentation must be particularly neat. To prepare a plate of foie gras, start by cutting the foie gras into slices, or using cookie cutters; for Christmas, you can make slices in the shape of a snowflake or a tree for example! Arrange the foie gras in the center of the plate, on a thin layer of salad. Serve with slices of gingerbread, and small jars of fig jam and onion confit. It is important not to bring the already toasted foie gras! Accompany it all with a good sweet wine; foie gras goes very well with sweet flavors.
3 / How to pack plates for a move?
Plates are very fragile objects, which is why they must be packed with the greatest care when moving; if you don't, they risk breaking at the slightest impact! To protect your plates, you will need wide tape, bubble wrap, cardboard boxes, and kraft paper. In a cardboard box, place kraft paper in a ball. Then wrap each plate in bubble wrap using the tape. Then arrange the plates wrapped in bubble wrap flat on top of each other. Roll kraft paper back into a ball around the edges and tops of the plates to hold them in place in the carton. Finally, close the box and wrap it generously with plasters.
4 / How to prepare a nice plate?
Preparing a beautiful plate cannot be improvised! If you follow these few tips, you will undoubtedly wow your guests at your next meal. Tip # 1: You can't set beautiful plates without pretty dishes. It is therefore necessary that you choose your dishes with care: plates of course, but also glasses, cutlery, and tablecloth, in order to have a good base of work. Don't choose plates with too many patterns; your dish will be less highlighted than on a plain plate. Tip # 2: Make small portions. This will make it easier to look after the look of the plate by playing with the shapes and colors of the food. Tip # 3: Think about the arrangement of your food on the plate. The central, most imposing food should be in the center. The other foods should be dispersed around in a harmonious manner. Tip # 4: Bring cookie cutters, pipettes, piping bags, and other utensils that will help you polish your presentation. Tip # 5: For the finishing touch, bet on herbs and spices! They will give a refined look to your dish, as if absolutely nothing has been left to chance. You can also add edible flowers. And there you have it, you now have all the tips in hand to prepare beautiful plates!
5 / What are the different types of plates?
It is essential to have several types of plates at home; each plate has a very specific use. Here is something to enlighten you. Flat plates: They are used daily for the main course. When dining with guests, it is necessary to change the flat plate between each dish. Hollow Plates: These plates are used to eat soup. They can be placed on the flat plate, or brought alone. Dessert plates: Dessert plates are much smaller than others. Among them, there are dessert plates, cheese plates, and fruit plates. You can also use these plates to serve as a starter. Presentation plates: Presentation plates are only used to decorate the table before the arrival of the plates for the guests. Do not hesitate to adapt them to the decoration of your table!