500 Best-Ever SaladsAuthor: Julia Canning
Publisher: Lorenz Books
Edition: Hardback with plc and jacket
Publish date: January 2007
500 of the most, delicious, classic and creative salads for every occasion in one indispensable collection The fabulous range of recipes include Wild Rocket and Cos Lettuce Salad with Herbs, Aubergine, Lemon and Caper Salad, Tangy Potato Salad, and Country Pasta Salad with Fresh Cherry Tomatoes Features salads perfect for any season, meal and any event - from warm, filling salads that make a meal to simple fresh sides and easy al fresco combinations A concise reference section provides all the necessary know-how from making the most of ingredients to quick and simple techniques Every recipe explained clearly in step-by-step instructions and shown with 500 beautiful colour photographs to inspire and guide At-a-glance nutritional notes accompany every recipe, detailing caloric value as well as levels of fat, cholesterol, carbohydrates, sugars and protein Salads used to be thought of as food only to be eaten during the summer months, but this new and beautifully illustrated book shows that it is easy to be creative with salads all year round. Whether treating yourself to a comforting pasta salad on an evening in winter, catering for a large summer picnic, or impressing your guests with some tantalizing side combinations, salads can rise to every occasion.The book opens with an introduction covering how to prepare key ingredients plus a useful guide to dressings, marinades and dips to accompany the salads. The main section of the book features 500 wonderful salad recipes divided into appetizers and starters, cold sides, cooked sides, vegetarian, fish, meat and fruit. Here are hot and cold salads, classic and exotic salads, and delicious ideas for all events, from a simple supper for two to elegant dinner parties. With salads such as Sautéed Herb Salad with Chilli and Preserved lemon, Chargrilled Pepper Salad, Rice Vermicelli and Salad Rolls and Strawberry and Smoked Venison Salad, there really is something for everyone. All recipes are explained with clear step-by-step text and there are 500 inspiring colour photographs to show cooks of any level of experience exactly what to aim for. With this book on the shelf there is never a reason to be short of healthy and inspiring ways to make a tempting new salad.