RECIPE: Classic Vinaigrette

This recipe links to the post ‘Cleaning Up The Classics Part V: Condiments

This is the most basic of all dressings and is sometimes know as ‘French dressing’ or simply ‘Oil & Vinegar’. The beauty of this lies in really good quality ingredients – choose an organic, cold pressed, extra virgin olive oil (the one in the photo is my current favourite) to pair with a slightly sweet yet tangy vinegar such as apple cider, white/red wine or sherry vinegar. Alternatively use half lemon juice and half vinegar for a fresher, more summery zing. The addition of chopped fresh herbs or finely diced red onion are just a couple of examples of how you can personalise this basic beauty.IMG_6486.JPG

  • 3 parts of your delicious extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 part of your chosen vinegar
  • few good grinds of black pepper
  • Optional: fresh chopped herbs, wholegrain mustard, finely diced onion, lemon juice etc

 

Whisk everything together and use within a week.

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