This is the definitive cook's collection, with over 200 mouthwatering salad recipes from around the world. Over 800 colour photographs illustrate the recipes, with step-by-step pictures to guarantee perfect results every time, and a beautiful photograph of each finished dish. It includes all the international classics and favourites, such as Greek Salad, Waldorf Salad, Tricolour Salad, and Salad Nicoise. This fantastic book shows just how much more there is to a salad than a handful of lettuce leaves and a few tomatoes. Here there is a salad for every season and every occasion, from a simple, tangy Carrot and Orange Salad to the extravagant San Francisco Salad or Tuna Carpaccio. An invaluable introduction provides a visual encyclopedia of all the basic salad ingredients together with an expert text describing their culinary properties and uses and how to prepare them. From warm salads to fruit salads, from an appetizer or side salad to an extravagant main course for entertaining, this outstanding book will provide you with a single-stop kitchen handbook, ideas book and practical cookbook - it contains everything you need to create the perfect salad experience.