A Glass Half Full with Foods Served in Glasses

Gouda Walnut Salad with Mint Vinaigrette

    There are foods out there that lend themselves so well to serving in glasses. Not only ice creams, cocktails or any other beverages out there can come in drinkware. There are also foods served in glasses, mugs and the like.

    Sweet treats, salads and even other meals like French fries or fried shrimp can easily be considered foods served in glasses. This is very likely to impress your guests and lets you serve and portion the meals in classy or funny ways. So, shot glasses, glasses with a stem, beer mugs or what have you can become your next plates.

    9 foods served in glasses and mugs

    1. Bacon Pancakes with Maple Syrup

    If you’re craving something sweet and salty at the same time, these pancakes with bacon and maple syrup topping may do the trick! Make a small batch at first, to test this unusual and delicious combination.

    2. Muffin and Whipped Cream Shot Glass Dessert

    Sometimes, the best desserts are made out of the simplest ingredients, and this recipe is a perfect example. All you need to prepare this delicious dessert is some regular store-bought muffins, whipped cream, and fresh fruit. We recommend raspberries and cherries, but surely you can be creative and use a wide variety of fruits.

    3. No-Bake Oreo Cheesecake in a Glass

    25 minutes at most! This is how much time you need to prepare this stylish Christmas dessert in a glass. Technically these are mini no-bake cakes served in parfait glasses or what have you. Fill those glasses with buttery creamy Oreo mixture flavored with peppermint extract and enhanced with white chocolate and whipped cream. Regarding the garnishing, let your creativity run wild. Melted chocolate, stick candies, more cookies, sprinkles … This kind of stuff.

    4. Cabbage and Fig Salad in a Glass

    A summer social gathering calls for a colorful lovely-looking dish. And the lighter, healthier, and easier it is, the better. It’s exactly what we have here. Just layer two types of raw cabbage, carrot strips, and wedged figs in glasses. Add chilis, drizzle some lime juice, top with blue cheese, and there you are.

    5. Gouda Walnut Salad with Mint Vinaigrette

    Looking for some healthy greens to fit into your healthy routine? Try this gouda and walnut salad to which you can feel free to add almost everything green: your favorite lettuce, endives, cabbage, and even tomatoes. The salad goes well with a mint vinaigrette.

    6. Apple and Carrot Creamy Salad in a Glass

    Welcome to salty, lemony and mildly sweet. This salad in a glass combines carrot with apple. Heavy cream makes it creamy and the lemon juice together with celery give it a refreshing touch. You can serve the salad with style by layering the mixtures in a tall ice cream glass. Garnish it with a slice of lemon and even with sesame seeds if you want.

    7. Seasoned Crispy French Fries

    Did you know that you can make different types of fries? Our suggestion for today: boil the potatoes first, coat them in flour and spices, and then deep-fry them! Serve the fries hot, with garlic and parmesan, and you’ll become addicted!

    8. Nutella, Banana, and Biscuit Crepes

    When in doubt on what to try for dessert, some delicious crepes might be just what you need! They’re easy to make and you just need ingredients that are already in your kitchen. As far as the fillings are concerned, there is no limit to the number of combinations that can be made! But today, we’re gonna present to you a classic, but mouthwatering combo: Nutella, banana and crushed biscuits!

    9. Garlic Fried Shrimp in Potato Rings

    Preparing a fancy dinner and have no idea on what the starters could be? Just cook some fried potato rings, and separately cook some shrimp, with a touch of garlic and just a drizzle of wine. When both are ready, slide the shrimp through the potato rings, and place several of them in tall margarita glasses! Everyone’s just going to love them!

    Well, I love to eat! I guess I always did. Tasty foods, traditional foods, fast-foods, healthy foods and, again, not so healthy ones. You name it. However, in time I kind of built on this habit and, slowly but surely, I began to turn toward the Mediterranean cuisine and, occasionally, even the Mediterranean diet. I am a curious and inquisitive person. So, pretty soon, I started trying to recreate what I’ve tasted or seen. At first, this proved to be hard
    work for my better half, as she supervised my new experiments. But lately, results really started to show, so wish me luck!

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