A salad with a little history

A salad with a little history

On Mother’s Day we had a feast of grilled ribeyes, grilled shrimp and grilled veggies. Noelia made a Melba salad which was a big hit. Here is the recipe in her words. With a salad measurements are unnecessary. If you Google “Melba Salad” there are recipes for the dressing. The sauce was apparently named for a famous opera singer, Dame Nellie Melba, in London, after the famous Savoy Hotel chef Auguste Escoffier created it specifically for her.


Remember the story of The Ugly Ducking? A mother duck sat on her eggs, one of which was different, large and gray. When it hatched, out climbed a large, clumsy, gray duckling. The other ducks made fun of it so it ran away. Every farm was just the same with laughter and ridicule. And so the ugly duckling kept running.


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