Hail, Caesar

Preparation info

  • A Classic Starter for

    4

    • Difficulty

      Easy

Appears in

Salmagundi

By Sally Butcher

Published 2014

  • About

Is Caesar salad the most famous salad in the world? And has ever a salad recipe been so abused? The term is used indiscriminately to describe more or less any salad containing romaine lettuce and cheese, and is featured as the token salad/diet option on many an ill-thought-out menu. The attention it gets is ironic in view of the fact that it was created (like so many great dishes) when a Tijuana restaurant catering mostly for Prohibition-weary Americans in the 1920s ran out of regular salad