"This is a Classic Caesar Dressing and is the tastiest and very close to the original.
The volumes have ranges as Caesar dressings are the best to play with for your own taste buds. I prefer with more garlic"
( whole leaves or torn in pieces)
extra virgin olive oil
French bread, cubed 1/2 inch pieces
2 -6 large
garlic cloves, peeled
fresh lemon juice
1 teaspoon cider vinegar or 1 teaspoon
fresh ground black pepper
coarse sea salt
eggs, Coddled see how to coddle eggs below
grated parmesan cheese
parmesan cheese, shaved
Bake bread cubes 8 min 325 degrees and then fry lightly in some of the olive oil and garlic, as needed. Toss until crispy and golden.
Set aside to drain on paper towels.
Crush the garlic cloves and salt into a paste in a large wooden salad bowl, using the back of a wooden salad serving spoon.
Add the anchovies and do the same. Add the Worcestershire sauce, dry mustard, lemon juice and pepper. Whisk in the remaining oil until thoroughly combined.
Add the grated Parmesan cheese and whisk again until combined.
Add the coddled eggs and whisk until blended toss.
Add lettuce and toss until coated Top with shaved or shredded Parmesan cheese. Serve.
* To Make Coddled Eggs: Put egg (in the shell) in saucepan of room temperature water. Bring water to a simmer and simmer 1 minute. Drain and cool egg immediately by running cool water over it. It will be soft and the white still runny.
Adding the eggs is optional but oh so good.
The volumes have ranges to play with your own palette.
Reserve left over dressing as it will keep for weeks.