Caesar salad is much maligned in the cafe world, particularly in the 90’s and early 00’s. So often served with slathering of mayonnaise, oversized croutons and horrid violently salty anchovies and lots of random additions. Made right though this salad can be a beautiful balance of textures and flavours that will have you changing your mind about the career salad.
First up the quality of your ingredients is essential. I know this is the case with everything we cook and make, but when serving a salad there is nowhere to hide. For me the most important part is making sure your lettuce is crisp and fresh. I love using cos hearts as the leaves are sweeter and crunchier.
Make your own croutons. So simple to do. Get a left over bread roll or piece of baguette and thinly slice it. Spread out on a baking tray. Brush with olive oil…
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