Tomato roses, fresh cheese on salad cucumbers, leek flowers, or melon stars learn simple step-by-step directions on how to give the final, eye-catching touch to a buffet or to your dinner table. Make a garnished plate look even more delicious with an apple swan, a carrot flower, or a horseradish rose. Veteran chef Georg Hartung not only offers creative tips for trimming the plate with fruits and vegetables, but also how to use butter and cocoa for decorations. Sections include tips for serving various kinds of skewers, cheese and ham platters, and canapes. These easy and quickly prepared little works of art will add to the appetizing flavor of any meal or dinner party.