How to celebrate 2016 year of the monkey

For the year of the monkey, I would favor a buffet dinner party this year. I gathered a few ideas for you, let’s try to keep it simple.

For Starters


A bit of champagne is always a good idea, you can get these Hederlig champagne glasses for 2.99 at Ikea.



Roasted dates with pancetta and almonds recipe from roasted-dates-with-pancetta-almonds-recipe/ from


Buckwheat blinis with smoked salmon


Mini Cheese and Chive Puffs from

Via Martha Stewart


From Martha Honeyed ham with pears and cranberries for recipe go to


Rib roast with herb crust preparation 15 minutes


Salmon with brown sugar and mustard glaze


I definitely would add the Da Fiore Venetian restaurant recipe butternut squash risotto courtesy of chef and owner, writer of ”The Da Fiore cookbook”

A few ideas for your table decorations where ever you are.

I wish you all the ingredients for a GREAT YEAR, HEALTH, LOVE, FAMILY, FRIENDSHIP.

Enjoy your New Years Eve festivities.

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