As well as a Basic Vinaigrette Dressing, our Cookery School video shows how to make Vinaigrette with Chopped Herbs for summer salads. Half Sherry Vinegar and Balsamic Vinegar, and a no-vinegar dressing which uses lemon juice instead. Press the image play.
How salads have evolved over the years. Once they consisted of lettuce, tomatoes, cucumber and a dollop of salad cream (if you were lucky!). But now, with an amazing choice of... Read more
...salad ingredients alone, they have been transformed. The base does still tend to be lettuce, and to guide you through the different choices see what Delia has to say here. Our collection has some of the most memorable recipes from Delia's Summer Collection book - Roasted Tomato Salad, Mixed Leaf Caesar Salad and Roasted Vegetable Couscous Salad. Complete meals with Chicken Waldorf and Thai Crab Salad with Mango. Of course no salad is complete unless it's dressed correctly, but before you reach for a bottle of dressing in the supermarket, try making your own. We have a creamy American Blue Cheese, a basic but very classic Vinaigrette, and low-fat dressings to help with the waistline. Don't be afraid of making your own, Delia shows you how to make Basic Vinaigrette Dressing in our Cookery School video or if you prefer, have a look at her video making Homemade Mayonnaise
For a little more on salads and dressings, see Delia's Study Notes from the Cookery School