Shrimp-and-Orzo Salad with Greek Flavors
Don't dilute your dressing: Drain that pasta really well before tossing it with the other ingredients. Here, the orzo needs to sit in a colander for a few minutes to be sure it's sufficiently dry. Then, if you want to be especially careful, give it an extra chance to drain on paper towels. More Terrific Salads
• Substitute chopped fresh marjoram or dill for the oregano.
• Add some diced cucumber to the salad.
• Toss in some chopped tomatoes or halved cherry tomatoes.
Pinot Blanc shows up in many versions around the world and is always at home with food. Here you should look to northern Italy's Friuli or Alto Adige for Pinot Blancs with subtle fruitiness and fresh herbal accents.