I have been making variations of this quintessentially Israeli salad for almost 30 years. Not only does it taste and look good, but it is so easy to prepare that I make it for last-minute dinner guests when I have no lettuce in the house. (Somehow my fridge is always stocked with raw carrots.)
Note: You can add orange slices and/or radish slices to garnish this salad. Add grated or julienned celery root with the carrots in winter.
The Foods of Israel Today by Joan Nathan - Published by Knopf; First Edition edition (March 6, 2001)
"The most delicious things that we make are often things that are grown in and around our world. It's not necessarily fancy or hard to get; it's just a question of sourcing it," says chef Mario Batali, co-author of America Farm to Table.