- 200 GRAM GREEN ROMAN LETTUCE
- 50 GRAM PARMESAN CHEESE, sliced
- 50 GRAM ANCHOVIES
- 2 SLICES WHITE BREAD,
in cubes without crust
- 2 CLOVES GARLIC, mashed
- 1 EGG
- 5 TBSP OLIVE OIL
- 2 TBSP LEMON JUICE
- 1 TSP MUSTARD
- 1 TSP WORCESTERSHIRE SAUCE
- 200 GRAM WHITE SOFT GOAT CHEESE
- 4 SLICES SPICE CAKE (or
- 200 GRAM GREEN LETTUCE
- 3 TBSP OLIVE OIL
- 2 TBSP RASPBERRY VINEGAR
- 2 TBSP HONEY
- 100 GRAM SLICED ALMONDS
For the dressing, mix together 3 tablespoons olive
oil, the egg, garlic, lemon juice, mustard and Worcestershire sauce.
Put the lettuce in a big bowl and pour the dressing on top.
Mix the bread cubes with the remaining olive oil (and salt and pepper)
and put in the oven for 6-7 minutes at 200 degrees
Celsius, until they are golden brown
(croutons). Allow the croutons to cool down and distribute them over
the salad, as well as the parmesan cheese and the anchovies.
Caesar salad was first created in the 1920s by the
Italian Caesar Cardini in his restaurant
in Mexico. Some say
it was prepared for a group of Hollywood movie stars, some say there
was a British prince
So even though the recipe is known as
American, it is not originally
so; also the ingredient list has changed, as anchovies was not in the
You can serve the salad on the 2nd of
February, the day
the Americans celebrate
Groundhog Day. Click on culinary calendar
for more links between cooking and celebration.
For the dressing, mix together the olive oil, vinegar
and 1 tablespoon honey. Divide the lettuce over 4 plates and pour the
dressing on top. Grill the slices of cake or bread for a few minutes
or toast them in a bread toaster. In the mean time, cut the cheese in
4 pieces and cover both sides with the rest of the honey and the almonds.
Fry the cheese quickly on both sides on high heat for half a minute
or so. Put the cheese on top of the cake/bread, cut each piece of cake/bread
in three and distribute over the salad.