Caesar salad

Caesar salad
noun Etymology: Caesar Cardini died 1957 American (Italian-born) restaurateur Date: 1947 a tossed salad usually made of romaine, garlic, anchovies, and croutons and dressed with olive oil, coddled egg, lemon juice, and grated cheese

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  • Caesar Salad — mit Geflügelstreifen Hotel Caesar s, Avenida Revolución, Tijuana …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Caesar salad — ☆ Caesar salad n. [so named in honor of CAESAR2 (Gaius) Julius by Giacomo Junia, Italian American chef in Chicago, who invented it c. 1903] a salad of greens, grated cheese, croutons, anchovies, etc. with a dressing of olive oil, lemon juice,… …   English World dictionary

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  • Caesar salad — noun typically having fried croutons and dressing made with a raw egg • Hypernyms: ↑tossed salad * * * Caesar salad f13 [ˌsiːzə ˈsæləd] [ˌsiːzər ˈsæləd] noun uncountable …   Useful english dictionary

  • Caesar salad — [[t]si͟ːzə(r) sæ̱ləd[/t]] Caesar salads also caesar salad N VAR Caesar salad is a type of salad containing lettuce, eggs, cheese, and small pieces of fried bread, served with a dressing of oil, vinegar, and herbs …   English dictionary

  • Caesar salad — UK [ˌsiːzə(r) ˈsæləd] / US [ˌsɪzər ˈsæləd] noun [countable] Word forms Caesar salad : singular Caesar salad plural Caesar salads a salad made with cos lettuce, croutons (= pieces of hard bread), and a dressing containing oil, lemon juice, and egg …   English dictionary

  • Caesar salad — noun a) A type of salad, generally made from romaine lettuce, croutons, parmesan cheese, coddled or hard boiled eggs, fresh ground black pepper and Worcestershire sauce. Would you like some Caesar salad for lunch? b) A serving of such salad …   Wiktionary

  • caesar salad — see Caesar salad …   English dictionary

  • Caesar salad — a salad of romaine lettuce tossed with an olive oil dressing, a coddled or raw egg, garlic, and grated cheese and topped with croutons and sometimes anchovies. [1945 50; allegedly after a restaurant named Caesar s in Tijuana, Mexico] * * * …   Universalium

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