Detest bitter greens and the miserable melancholy of boiled broccoli in a salad?
Have heart, for there’s more to salads than pasty sprouts. With healthy bingeing a catching trend, we can’t help but endorse a green affair.
This weekend, we bring you sweet succor with the citrusy goodness of salads that embrace fruit as a core ingredient.
This is one marvelous dish of green with ample Iceberg lettuce, scarlet pomegranate of course pear and walnut. Dressed with golden honey and tender snowflakes of gorgonzola, this is a salad that melts in your mouth.
Where: Le Plaisir, Deccan Gymkhana
Cost per plate: Rs. 300
Smoked Salmon and Fig
If you favour a refreshingly crisp rendition of the salmon and fig salad, then order it at L’Apicio. Festooned with slivers of pickled red radish and fennel, this has a horseradish and creme fresh dressing. The tender smoked salmon is mouthwatering as is the fig against wild rocket and capers with a Balsamic vinaigrette.
Where: L’Apicio, Aundh
Average Cost: Rs. 345
This one highlights fresh citrus fruits that just happen to be in season against bitter greens. This salad has plenty of red onions, Kalamata olives and the sharp note of feta with a citrus dressing. It is all you need to embrace the dream of spring on a wintery afternoon.
Where: Indigo Delicatessen, Koregaon Park
Average Cost: Rs. 425
With Apple and walnut as the core ingredients, the Saraceno also showcases raisins and grated carrots. Cradled by Icebrg and romana salad leaves in a creamy dressing this is one delectably green wonder.
Where: Dario’s, Koregaon Park
Average Cost: Rs. 490
Sprout and Fruit Salad with Lemon Vinaigrette Dressing
The beauty of this salad lies in the café’s insistence on fresh produce. Their use of seasonal fruits elevates the standard of the salad. The sprouts are a fine base for the citrus fruits that are perfectly complemented with a zingy dash of lemon.
Where: Wild Sugar Patisserie & Cafe, Viman Nagar
Average Cost: Rs. 219
#All prices mentioned are indicative and readers are advised to check with individual outlets to confirm rates. Images used for representation purpose only.
#This article is not an official Pune365 review of these outlets and is purely for reader information.
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