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Sunday, June 28, 2009

Salad Dressings and Toppings

Salads are generally served with a wide variety of Salad Dressings...

  • Vinaigrettes are commonly used in Southern Europe
  • Mayonnaise is used in Eastern European countries and Russia
  • In Denmark dressings are often based on crème fraîche
  • In China, mayonnaise or mayonnaise-based dressings are generally used
  • Many light edible oils like olive oil, corn oil, soybean oil, safflower oil, etc. are used as salad dressings

Some commonly used types of Salad Dressings:

  • Balsamic vinegar
  • Blue Cheese Dressing
  • Caesar Dressing
  • French Dressing
  • Honey Dijon
  • Hummus
  • Italian Dressing
  • Louis Dressing
  • Mayonnaise
  • Ranch Dressing
  • Russian Dressing
  • Tahini
  • Thousand Island Dressing
  • Vinaigrette
  • Wafu Dressing

Some popular and commonly used Toppings and Garnishes:

  • Anchovies, bacon bits, sliced mushrooms, garden beet, diced celery, cress, croutons and sliced cucumber.
  • Shredded carrots, sliced red onion, radish, parsley, bell peppers and cherry tomatoes are also added to make a colourful salad.
  • Various nuts, berries and seeds can also be added.
  • A variety of cheese like Blue cheese, Parmesan cheese and Feta cheese are often used.
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