The Perfectly Dressed Salad

Recipes to make your salads sing, from quick-fix vinaigrettes to creamy classics

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About The Book

Find fresh inspiration with these delicious recipes for perfect dressings and use them to add new depth of flavor and pizzazz to your favorite salads.

The key to any great salad is using good-quality, fresh ingredients but it is the dressing that can make or break the final result. With that in mind, this book features recipes for a wide variety of exciting dressings that take their inspiration from different world cuisines—from classic vinaigrettes and mayonnaises to Asian and Japanese-style dressings. Lighter choices include a Champagne Vinegar Dressing or Hazelnut and Raspberry Vinegar; spice things up with Wasabi Dressing or Mexican Lime, Cilantro, and Chipotle Dressing. Herbs add a pungent flavor punch—try Dill and Horseradish or a tangy Mediterranean-style Parsley and Green Olive option. Creamy classics are a must and homemade Ranch and Green Goddess dressings can’t be beaten! Fruity dressings add color and vibrancy to summer dining—ideas included here are Pink Grapefruit Vinaigrette, Key West Mango and Lime Dressing or Cherry Salsa. Finally, exotically spiced warmed dressings can make a simple salad the main event: choose from Onion and Moroccan Harissa Dressing or Black Bean and Ginger for a true taste of Asia.

About The Author

Louise Pickford is a sought-after food writer and food stylist with over 20 years’ experience. She is the author of 15 cookbooks published worldwide, including 'Smoothies' and 'Barbecue' for Ryland Peters & Small. English by birth, she has been based in Sydney, Australia for the past decade, but has recently relocated to rural France—a short drive from Spain!

Product Details

  • Publisher: Ryland Peters & Small (April 10, 2014)
  • Length: 64 pages
  • ISBN13: 9781849754989

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