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POPPY SEED SALAD DRESSING RECIPE FROM THE MEDIEVAL SPANISH CHEF'S RECIPES
Salads were common in the Middle Ages but more varied as not only lettuce was used but all the greens found in the garden.
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½ c white vinegar
¼ c honey
1 tbsp finely chopped onion
1 tsp salt
1 tsp dry mustard
1 c virgin olive oil
1 tbsp poppy seeds
Mix all the ingredients except the oil and poppy seeds in a blender for half a minute. Slowly add, drop by drop, the oil. Remove from blender and add poppy seeds. Shake before serving.