Waldorf salad

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The classic Waldorf salad is composed of raw apples, walnuts, and celery (or sometimes celeriac or lettuce) in a mayonnaise dressing. It is named after the Waldorf-Astoria hotel in New York City, where it was first served at the beginning of the twentieth century (the term is first recorded in Leiter and Van Bergh's Flower City Cook Book, 1911).

Subjects: Cookery, Food, and Drink.

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