With this inventive cookbook, you can unleash your inner salad genie. This is the only cookbook you’ll ever need to make imaginative, beautiful, and satisfying salads, with over 230 recipes, ingredient information, and tips.
What could a salad possibly become? A vibrant combination of color, crunch, and flavor: Southwest Beef Salad with Cornbread Croutons; peaches over silken burrata; oil spiced with curry leaves on crunchy carrots flavored with lime and cilantro.Learn how to create and layer unique flavor combinations with ingredients ranging from barley, octopus, and miso to radicchio, pattypan squash, and pears, and enjoy ingredients such as barley, octopus, and miso. These ATK dishes will be the table’s main attraction.
Salads like Pea Green Salad with Warm Apricot-Pistachio Vinaigrette, Tomato Salad with Steak Tips, and Crispy Eggplant Salad, as well as riffs on classics like Caesar salad with grilled romaine lettuce and One-Pot Pasta Salad with Chicken (and tomatoes, olives, pepperoncini, green beans, arugula, feta).Salad ingredients like couscous, purslane, curry powder, and radicchio are highlighted in sidebars.
In The Architecture of a Green Salad, you’ll find ideas and inspiration for assembling your own salads, as well as helpful hints on how to mix and match ingredients, flavors, and textures. You’ll find a variety of dressings, toppings, flavored oils, and spice blends like za’atar in the Salad Bar chapter. This is the cookbook to reach for while you’re looking for dinner ideas as well as a visual feast.