Salmagundi Salad

Preparation info
  • Makes

    4 to 8

    • Difficulty


Appears in
I Hear America Cooking

By Betty Fussell

Published 1986

  • About

One of the grand high-table salads that eighteenth-century Southerners imported from England was “salamagundi,” later called “sallad-magundy” and even “Solomon Gundy.” Mary Randolph printed a recipe for it in her Virginia Housewife and indicates its dressiness by instructing the housewife to build a ringed hemisphere of minced meats by inverting a bowl on a dish and cove