Season 2 - Episode 2
The more we advance in age, the more leafy garden greens deserve a healthful and nutritious place in our well-rounded diets. But there’s a real culinary skill to selecting, sculpting and dressing crisp, vibrant foliage, or fruit, into delicious works of culinary art. That’s why in Episode #2 of Food Over 50, “The Art Of The Salad,” our host, David Jackson, crafts three culinary masterpieces for the salad bowl!
Nothing could be simpler, healthier or a better compliment to a hearty meal than a medley of mixed greens like escarole, endive, arugula and cress, enhanced by the simplicity of olive oil & salt, The World’s Oldest Salad Dressing. Then there’s David’s naturally Sweet & Spicy Ambrosia Tropicale. It’s an artful combination of fresh mango, grilled pineapple and coconut. But the ‘Piece de Resistance’ is a light, lean, tasty and ultimately satisfying meal-in-one, Salad Nicoise. It’s abundant with grilled tuna, ripe tomato, boiled eggs, olives and green beans, suitable at home or at the ritziest French cafe!
Featured Recipes in this Episode
Classic Salad Nicoisee
Mixed Greens in Ancient Dressing