Waldorf Salad

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A Long and Messy Business

A Long and Messy Business

By Rowley Leigh

Published 2018

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By all means dress the salad on a bed of buttery lettuce. And if you want to add grapes, chicken or anything else, who am I to stop you?


  • 2 heads of celery
  • 3 apples, Russets, or Cox’s if possible
  • juice of


Cut the celery at the base, remove the coarse outer stalks and save for a soup or stew. Remove (but keep) all the leaves from the tops, then slice the stalks into thin strips. Wash these well and soak, with the leaves, in a bowl of ice-cold water for 10 minutes before draining and drying. Peel the apples, halve them and remove the cores, then roll them in half of the lemon juice before slicing