It is summer holidays and keeping children occupied is the biggest challenge that parents face. Carving fruits and vegetables is an interesting hobby that children can try with parental supervision.
This carving can be used to decorate a Salad, Tikka, or Kabab platter.
1 or 2 Small firm Cucumbers
Halve the Cucumber lengthwise.
Ivy gourd as blind mice makes a funny arrangement to the delight of children and the children themselves will love to do this craft work.
3 Tindli / Thondekayi / Ivy Gourd
6 Peppercorns / Papaya Seeds
6 small triangle pieces of Carrot or Beetroot
Vegetables in different colors are very attractive when arranged on a tray and displayed on the side stand of the dining area. The vegetables can be arranged in contrast with the other to get the best result.
Vegetables of different hues
A large Tray
First choose the largest vegetable and place it in the center of the tray. Arrange the rest of the vegetables all around this vegetable. It is better if the same vegetables are grouped together.
You can be rest assured that this Turkey will not squawk at your dining table.
1 Big and long Pineapple with a stem and fresh leaves
1 Red Dry Chili
1 White Radish
Toothpicks or small sticks
For the Body
Step1: Remove some of the leaves at the bottom, so that the Turkey tail gets a good shape.
Step2: Cut the Pineapple stem at 45° leaving about 1 inch stem intact (Picture1). Stick few toothpicks on the stem.
Before you shriek with disgust, this is part of vegetable carving. These ice-cream cones are very easy to make and it makes a fun presentation at a kids party.
3 Cauliflower Florets
3 tooth picks
1 ripe Pineapple
A small bulb connected to a switch or battery operated
Step1: Cut off the stem (not the leaves side) of the pineapple to make it stand.
Step2: Scoop out the pulp from the bottom of the pineapple. (Picture1)
Cut a tomato into a beautiful red rose and use it for decorating your dish or the dining table.
Step1: Hold the tomato upright. Using the knife start to cut the peel from one end about 1½ cms height. Cut the peel at one go by rotating the tomato. A long tomato peel is obtained as shown in figure3.