Nik Hare’s recipe of Lady Leicester’s healthy salad.

Lady Leicesters Salad

Lady Leicesters Salad

We are happy to welcome Nik Hare from the Victoria at Holkham back to this year’s cookery theatre line-up! This month he shares his recipe of Lady Leicester’s healthy salad.

Ingredients:

Chicory – 1 head/ 7 leaves
Blueberries – 10
Tomato – 1
Cucumber – ¼
Pea shoots – 6
Pistachio nuts – 10g
Goats cheese – 20g
Pea shoots – 6 shoots
Balsamic vinegar – 20ml
Port – 20ml
Honey – 1 tablespoon

 

Method:

  • Peel the chicory leaves and wash in cold water
  • Wash the blueberries in cold water and lay on a clean cloth to dry
  • Lay the fruits and nuts in the chicory and arrange
  • Place the goats cheese and heat the top with a blow torch or grill
  • Dice the tomato and cucumber, finely chop the chives and combine together.
  • Lay over the chicory and arrange, then garnish with pea shoots.
  • For the dressing reduce the port in a hot pan and burn off the alcohol
  • Add the balsamic vinegar and honey, reduce until coats the back of a spoon, allow to cool and pour into a plastic bottle
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