french

french

My love eats her salad with olive oil and vinegar, like most Italians. I hate it, rather don't eat salad at all if there is not a good, creamy dressing! So I tried and tried and tried, until I finally found the right recipe for, in my taste, my favorite French dressing.

I make one or two bottles each time (depends on the size of the bottle). Like that I use it up to four days (no longer due to the eggs!!) and rigorously keep it in the fridge.

Ingredients and recipe:

In a tall (cylindric) plastic container I add the following ingredients:

- 1 raw egg

- 1 dl milk

- 4 TBS white vinegar (herb vinegar)

- 1 TBS mild mustard

- 1 TS spicy Dijon mustard

- 1 TS sesame oil

- 1 TS dried onion powder

- 1 TS dried dill

- 2 TS of dried salad herbs (basil, oregano)

- 1 pinch turmeric

- 2/3 of a TBS Maggi (liquid seasoning - important ingredient!!)

Now, with a hand blender, mix everything together then add, very carefully and slowly, 1 dl of sunflower oil by moving the mixer up and down, almost like you do when preparing a mayonnaise. The oil must be added in very slow thin stream, moving the blender constantly. Like this, the dressing will be thickened. If it gets too thick, add a splash of water or milk.

Before serving, squeeze in some fresh garlic and chop some fresh herbs such as basil or parsley, or even better some chives. Aaamaaziing!

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And of course, as always, Molly was visiting during that day and helped me out in the kitchen!

 Molly the Swiss pug (Insta) - my brother and sister in laws pug and part of the family.

Molly the Swiss pug (Insta) - my brother and sister in laws pug and part of the family.

 

 

 

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