La Cole Slaw is undoubtedly the most emblematic and representative of the American cuisine salad. This typical saucer American Diner 50 the years, has its origins in the eighteenth century Holland and prodcede term name Koolsla, Expression abrecviación Kool Salade which in Spanish means Col. Salad Currently this salad, obviously after being introduced in the United States many years ago, is also known by the abbreviation Slaw, there are also other types of salads that use that term as Carrot Slaw, carrot-based or Broccoli Slaw, based Broccoli.
La Cole Slaw o Coleslaw, is the perfect accompaniment to the food signature dishes in the U.S. as Hot Dogs, hamburguers, Barbeque o Chilli. Its basic composition consists of white cabbage chopped in fine julienne strips accompanied by chopped carrot in the same way. Over time, different variations of the original recipe have appeared that include fruits such as pineapple, apple or mango, and also variations of cabbage such as red cabbage. Regarding the salad dressing, we can find from basic dressings based on Oil and / or Vinegar, to vinaigrette, mayonnaise or mustard. This varies depending on the region or zone of the US. It is advisable to dress the salad a few hours before being consumed to enjoy all the flavor of the ingredients.