Waldorf salad

Waldorf salad
Makes: 4 portions
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  • 4 celery sticks
  • 75 gr walnuts
  • 1 apple
  • 2 elpl lemon juice
  • 50 gr raisins
  • 3 elpl mayonnaise
  • 100 gr red grapes
  1. Toast the walnuts in a dry pan until fragrant. Season with a pinch of salt.
  2. Soak the raisins in hot water for 5 min and drain. Soak on paper towel.
  3. Dice the apple.
  4. Dice the celery sticks and cut the grapes in half. Add them with the grapes to the salad.
  5. Mix for the dressing the mayonnaise, mustard, salt and pepper to taste.
  6. Mix the dressing with the salad.
  7. When ready to serve, add the walnuts.
Stuff to know
Do not make this recipe too much ahead in time or the apple and celeriac will turn brown.
Only add the walnuts to the salad when ready to serve or they will become soggy.
Add some cooked and diced chicken to the salad.
The Waldorf salad gets its name from the famous Waldorf-Astoria Hotel in New York City, where chef Oscar Tschirky served this salad for the first time in 1893. In 1896 it featured in The Cook Book with the description ‘ Oscar of the Waldorf’. The walnuts were added in 1928 by chef George Rector in the cook book ‘ The Rector Cook Book’.