For the Christmas salad, first cut half a cucumber lengthwise and place one half on the plate as a tree trunk, then cut and arrange the fir tree branches.
Cut elongated pieces of carrot to serve as a candle. Next, cut off the top of a yellow bell bell pepper, cut it into small pieces (triangles) and place on the carrot as a candlelight.
Scrape a thin slice of red beet and cut out mini circles with a straw or funnel and arrange them on the branches on the right and left.
Now cut carrot slices and use a small knife to cut out stars, flowers or any pattern and arrange on the fir tree trunk.
Finally, scrape a thin slice of apple and cut out small hearts with a knife and place them on the carrot blossom.
For the salad, prepare everything in a bowl. Chop the carrot, apple, yellow bell pepper into small pieces. Grate beet, season with salt, pepper, onion and add a dash of extra virgin olive oil.
Mix everything nicely and then arrange on the plate. Then grate red beets and use them to delimit the salad.
For the carrot and apple parcels, cut small cubes and arrange them on the plate. Always alternate-one apple cube-one carrot cube.
Then grate beet and from these small fine strips arrange a cross on the cubes, which serves as a parcel string.
Finally, from a thin slice of red beet with a kl