The Salad Dressing Zealots Are as Deluded as Those Who Buy Ready-Made
Skidelsky, William, New Statesman (1996)
Few culinary matters are more vexed than the question of how to make the perfect salad dressing. For such an apparently simple operation, there is remarkably little agreement about how to proceed. Anxiety and debate attend every stage of the process, from ingredients to proportions to the method by which the ingredients are combined. In what proportion should the olive oil be mixed with the vinegar? Is balsamic vinegar preferable to wine vinegar? Should the mixture be emulsified by vigorous shaking in a screw-top jar, or simply mixed with a spoon?
Faced with so many alternatives, it is hardly surprising that most people take the easy route and opt for the bottled variety. But …
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Publication information: Article title: The Salad Dressing Zealots Are as Deluded as Those Who Buy Ready-Made. Contributors: Skidelsky, William - Author. Magazine title: New Statesman (1996). Volume: 132. Issue: 4652 Publication date: August 25, 2003. Page number: 40. © Not available. COPYRIGHT 2003 Gale Group.
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