Vegetable & Fruit Garnishes

a large collection how to make garnishes with photographs of all recipes, easy to do

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Potato Rose Garnish
Potato Rose Garnish

Aren't these beautiful! Easy to make...
just slice potatoes and roll them up...
put one on each plate, they are gorgeous!
I make them the day before, that gives me plenty of time to prepare my gourmet dinner I have planned with several courses.

Photographs of all my Garnishes

Easy garnishes all made using fresh fruits, vegetables and herbs to make your gourmet appetizers, desserts,
main course entrees, salads, soups, sorbets, breakfast and lunch creations look fantastic!
Check out each one to view the photographs then choose the one you want to enhance
the special creation you are making for your family and friends,
they are all easy to make.... Enjoy!

Vegetable Garnishes


simple vegetable garnish anyone can make for a salad course, main entree or pasta course

Asparagus or green beans wrapped in a Carrot Ring

asparagus spears or green beans in sliced carrot rings makes a beautiful presentation

Recipe Beet Rose
roll up sliced beets... how to make... they form a rose...  such an easy one to make

Beet Star
cut a star from a sliced beet, how easy is that for a vegetable garnish?

Tomato cup filled with Broccoli
cut tomato in half, hollow out and fill with broccoli flowerettes 

Tomato Cup

how to make, cut tomato in half, hollow out the inside and fill with a vegetable  Cauliflowerette

Fresh Pea Pods and Carrots
carrot slices (coins) placed next
to pea pods 

Carrot Flower

carve carrot into a flower for unique  vegetable presentation

Carrot Julienne Basket
raw carrots cut thinly with a mandoline and formed into a basket...  fill them with your favorite foods

Green Beans wrapped in a Carrot

wrap asparagus spears or green beans in sliced carrot rings

Vegetable Garnish
wrap celery and carrot sticks
in a cucumber slice and add shrimp

Chili Peppers
a serrano pepper and celery
made into a hummingbird vegetable garnish


Cucumber Curl 
slice cucumber twist into a curl 

Vegetable Garnish
wrap celery and carrot sticks
in cucumber slice, add shrimp

Green Beans 
Green Beans wrapped 
in a Carrot Ring

asparagus or green beans in
sliced carrot rings

Green Onions 
Green Onion 
cut to make a green onion
brush garnish

Pea Pods
Fresh Pea Pods and Carrots 

cut carrot slices and lay them next
to pea pods ...  so simple to do 

Vegetable Garnishes

Red Bell Peppers
Red Pepper Flower 
charred red pepper, how to make, cut to look like a flower, so easy to do...  beautiful  

Gaufrette Baskets 
potato slices cut waffle style with a mandoline then made into baskets and deep fried.  Fill with marble carrots, potatoes, or your favorite appetizer 

Potato Rose
roll up potato slices shape into a rose, makes fantastic vegetable garnishes

Sweet Potato Shoestrings
deep fry julienne potatoes for an impressive
garnish to top your gourmet recipes

Yam Potato Rose 
sliced yams rolled up and shaped into a rose ...easy to make vegetable garnishes

Cherry Tomato Bowl
hollow out a cherry tomato and fill with salad greens as garnishes

Cherry Tomato Flower 
how to make, cut a tomato to look like a flower, the easiest garnish of them all!

Tomato Cup
hollowed out tomato filled with Broccoli floweret's ...  easy garnishes

Tomato Cup
hollowed out tomato filled with Broccoli and Cauliflower floweret's.. easy garnish

Tomato Rose
cut and coil tomato skins into a rose garnish... how easy is that!

Tomato Wedge
a simple garnish to add color and interest, a child can make this one!

Recipe Turnip Rose
thinly sliced turnips rolled up and shaped into a rose, then dipped in food coloring for garnishes....   beautiful !!

 Salad Greens 
Salmon Lox and salad greens
wrap salad greens in a strip of salmon lox, roll it up and serve with herbed mayonnaise for vegetable garnishes.

Vegetable Garnish
wrap celery and carrot sticks inside a cucumber slice, roll it up, add shrimp, such an easy garnish.

Zucchini Flower
one of my favorites! Roll up thinly sliced zucchini and shape into a flower, an easy beautiful garnish

Fruit Garnishes

Sliced Banana Flower
banana fruit garnishes with edges rolled in chopped mint, so simple

Turkey make with Cranberry Jelly

sliced jellied cranberry sauce cut into a turkey shape, great for Thanksgiving
dinners..  use a cookie cutter to make...
super easy fruit garnishes!!

Christmas Tree Cranberry Garnish
sliced jellied cranberry sauce cut into a
Christmas tree shape, so unique for each
dinner place, use a cookie cutter to make, super easy!

Citrus- Lemon, Lime
Recipe Lemon Rose
Peel lemon skin, roll up and shape into a fruit flower 

Lime Rose
coil a lime strip into a flower..  how easy is that for fruit garnishes!

Lemon Slice Garnish
simple... halved lemon slice fruit garnishes with a 'loop', see my photograph.

Strawberry Fan 
strawberry cut and fanned out .. great fruit garnishes for desserts

Strawberry Flower

how to make, strawberry cut to resemble a flower for fruit dessert garnishes

Watermelon Ball
small watermelon balls frozen, 
serve with desserts, salads, sandwiches, etc. I keep them on hand in my freezer to use whenever I need them...  easy fruit garnishes!!

Cheese Garnish

Brie Cheese
a small wedge is cut in half and filled with fresh herbs... delicious garnishes!

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