When Garden or chopped salads are listed on a menu the words are vague enough to mean anything. It could convey that it includes minimal ingredients like cucumbers, tomatoes and lettuce or could be a full-blown multi-ingredient offering. This terminology winds me up!
I have a passion for making brilliant tasty and good-looking salads. This passion is backed up by me creating a salad that matches the look and tastes of the ingredients . When I make a salad it should have plenty of goodies that makes it worthy of being on my plate.
Now to address the issue of the word “garden salad”; in this context I want it to be seasonal and packed with goodies from the garden.
Last week at work I made such a salad. In the ensuing discussion on the name of the dish, one of the chaps said it’s such an 80’s description. My