The historic Tampa area’s Columbia Restaurant’s famous 1905 Salad Recipe.
4 cups iceberg lettuce, chopped into 1 inch pieces
1 ripe tomato, chopped
1/2 cup baked ham, julienned (about a half pound of deli ham)
1/2 cup swiss cheese, julienned (about 6 slices of cheese)
1/2 pimiento-stuffed green Spanish olives
1/4 cup Romano or Parmesan cheese
2 tablespoons Worcestershire sauce
1 lemon, juiced
1/2 cup olive oil
4 garlic cloves, minced
2 teaspoons dried oregano
1/8 cup white wine vinegar
salt and pepper to taste
Combine lettuce, tomato, ham, cheese, and olives in a large salad bowl.
Pour Worcestershire sauce, lemon juice, olive oil, minced garlic, oregano, white wine vinegar into a mason jar. Shake vigorously to emulsify and blend the ingredients into a salad dressing.
Toss salad ingredients together with dressing, salt and pepper, and grated cheese.