Our dinner on the terrace in warm summer evenings would often be a salad: fresh and/or cooked vegetables served on a bed of lettuce and enriched with some cheese or tofu or fried chicked. The ingredients vary, and they are always dressed with vinaigrette. Sometimes I would add a minced garlic clove or mustard. However, it started getting boring. I was looking for a creamy nutty salad dressing, and found this: http://www.food.com/recipe/lemon-tahini-salad-dressing-428628.