Basically Coleslaw, or Cole Slaw as it is also known, is shredded cabbage. Of course, these days it is so much more.
Served as a side dish, or as part of a salad, good coleslaw is tasty and refreshing. You can buy coleslaw ready made, and usually packaged in a tub, from most supermarkets. This ready prepared coleslaw is available in quite a few different varieties such as:-
These are but a few, as the choice is huge.
However, if you make your own coleslaw at home you can use your imagination and utilise far more ingredients. Hopefully home-made coleslaw will be made from the freshest ingredients and you will know exactly what this food contains, especially if you have made your own mayonnaise dressing.
Shop bought coleslaw can be tasty but, more often than not, it disappoints. In fact cheap varieties can be watery and not very nice at all.
Prepare the vegetables
Make the dressing
Combine the two to make your Coleslaw
Variety is the spice of life
Once you can easily, and confidently, make a basic Coleslaw try experimenting, for example:
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