Wednesday, March 7, 2012


Simply Salad
Executive summary by Darmanjsh
Variety of ways ranging performed by humans to start living healthy. Exercise and manage your diet as one that can not be separated, and began to be used as a routine in between the busyness of everyday life. Especially for food, a variety of healthy foods are now a lot of rage, with emphasis on the quality of raw materials used to obtain high-quality nutrition

One of the healthy foods that are familiar in the community is the salad. Healthy because these foods are made ​​from fresh vegetables with minimal processing, so the nutritional content is maintained. The word 'salad' is derived from French 'salade', which means a combination of vegetable snacks, pasta, eggs, nuts, seeds, fruits, to meats and seafood. When the previous menu salad is usually only used as an opener, the last few years this fresh colorful foods began to shift into a main meal.

Salad has actually been known since centuries ago. More than 2000 years ago the Greeks and Romans in the Mediterranean Sea in Central Asia until the Babylonian plain mixed greens with olive oil and vinegar. Egyptian society and China is now also known dish consisting of raw vegetables is to use a different dressing. King Louis XIV is known as one fan of the salad with the main ingredient tarragon, basil and decorated with violets. Salad was first formally recorded about 300 years ago when the first recipe book dealing with how to process the work of John Evelyn salad published in the UK. This food is reaching its popularity in the United States since the end of the 19th century, until then spread to all corners of the world. Now, you can find a salad bar in almost every supermarket is also a restaurant. Even some brands of fast food salads are also present for buyers concerned with the quality of health.

Salad is not only synonymous with green vegetables. In addition to using lettuce or salad, a variety of other vegetables such as cucumbers, tomatoes, mushrooms, onions, carrots, until the fruits like avocados and apples, to the nuts can be used as a salad maker. Dairy products like cheese to meat, either chicken, beef, and seafood are also widely used as complementary materials that add flavor salads.

An important component of a salad that can not be separated is the dressing, sauce that is used to add flavor. Variety of dressings is what generally distinguishes genius-type salad. One of the most popular is the thousand island, combinations such as tomato sauce, Tabasco, mustard, pepper, bits of onion and egg yolks. Other dressings are also much-loved Caesar, with its main ingredient of olive oil, Wortcestershire sauce, mustard, lemon juice, pepper, and eggs, not forgetting a sprinkling of croutons or crusty bread shaped boxes. Gado-gado, a salad of native Indonesia has begun a worldwide popularity for use as a peanut sauce dressing.

Spinach Salad

30 g of spinach leaves

30 g mayonnaise
50 ounces orange juice
25 grams of honey

How to Make
Wash and dry spinach leaves
Combine all ingredients for dressing and stir until blended.
Put the spinach leaves into a medium bowl
Combine spinach with 2 tablespoons dressing
Stir until evenly
As a variation, this salad can also be presented with a piece of chicken breast fillets, fresh pine nutts and portabello mushrooms if you like.

Asian Dressing

1 tablespoon soy sauce
1 piece (take water) thin lemon
1 teaspoon sugar
1 tablespoon olive oil

How to make

Shredded lettuce, spinach, red and green spinach dengna hand. Avoid using a knife, if you do not want the vegetables to change color.
lemon juice Combine water, sugar and olive oil into one.
Enter the salad into a bowl, mix  with asian dressing 

You can always add a piece of olive fruit, chicken breast fillets or cooked large shrimp separately provide additional sweetness in this recipe.

There is never a fixed rule to experiment in cooking, so good luck to modify these two recipes above.

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