How to cook Caesar sauce?
Salad dressing is always prepared for a specific dish. Often, the composition of the sauce should emphasize the advantages of the dish, hide or, on the contrary, enhance the properties of the ingredients of a salad or other dish.
In 1924, the famous chef Caesar Cardini offered his guests a salad (from the remnants of what was) and seasoned the salad with a universal dressing, adding worcester sauce for a change, now often added anchovies. How to make Caesar sauce, and what ingredients are needed for it?
The original Caesar sauce consists of:
- olive oil,
- wine vinegar,
- lime juice,
- black pepper
- Worcestershire sauce
- boiled eggs
It is necessary to crush the garlic, then intensively whip it in olive oil, add vinegar, ground egg, black pepper, lime juice. At the end, add a few drops of Worcester sauce and salt. Worcestershire sauce consists of anchovy, cinnamon, ginger, allspice, tamarind, curry, cardamom.On the preparation of this sauce takes about two weeks. Buy it sometimes is not easy, so it is often replaced with an anchovy.
You can of course use ready-made sauce. You can buy in the store a special sauce for dressing Caesar salad, which is produced by Calve.
However, Caesar sauce at home, cooked with your own hands from the store should not be compared.
Today there are already many other variants of the sauce, of course, they already have a different taste from the first sauce that Caesar Cardini suggested.
A mild version of Caesar sauce for a tender stomach. For it are needed: sour cream, garlic, mustard, all this must be mixed and seasoned salad. In order to make the sauce more savory, you can add pickled cucumbers, finely chopped, and then beat all the ingredients in a blender.
The classic version of cooking Caesar salad is lettuce, crackers, cheese and of course the sauce. Many cooks, experimenting, add new ingredients to the salad. Now more common Caesar salads with shrimp or chicken.
For cooking Caesar salad with chicken you need:
- chop the chicken fillet into pieces, sprinkle with seasoning for chicken, then fry in butter,
- put lettuce leaves on the bottom of the plate, pour the sauce on top,
- tear the remaining lettuce leaves with your hands, add croutons, half of grated cheese, chicken pieces, the remaining sauce, mix everything up and put on lettuce leaves,
- sprinkle with the remaining grated cheese,
- decorate the salad with olives, cherry tomatoes, herbs, etc.
In the preparation of salad, in his taste, a lot depends on how to make the sauce for Caesar. What is used to make this sauce? The main condition for a delicious sauce and Caesar salad is the warmth of human hands, positive energy. Like all dishes, the sauce made with love will taste better!