Or try my version of the dish that started it all -- Madame Gabillet's Belgian endive
Toss the cut endives
, pine nuts, strawberries, and Roquefort and arrange them in the endive
shell, Drizzle the dressing over the salad, and serve.
Other common mesclun ingredients include chicory, an endive
relative, and mustards,,as well as watercress, kale, and arugula (roquette).
WITH PARMA HAM Ingredients (serves 6) 6 endives
cut in half lengthways 40g unsalted butter 4 tsp caster sugar 75g breadcrumbs 75g Parmesan cheese, freshly grated Good sprig of thyme, stalk removed and chopped 120ml whipping cream 12 thin slices of Parma ham Olive oil Sea salt and freshly milled pepper Method 1.
Minerva (pictured) has soft fine yellow leaves.
Toast the pinenuts lightly in a saucepan then scatter over the endive
QI saw a leaf in the supermarket that looked familiar but I didn't recognise the name - Belgian endive
Scholes is talking to retailers about listing chicory, which will initially be marketed as Scholes--The Yorkshire Endive
Ingredients: half melon, de-seeded and chopped into small chunks; 50g/1*oz rocket leaves; 2 endive
leaves, sliced into thin julienne strips; 1 tbsp olive oil; 3 sun-dried tomatoes; 2 slices Parma ham; 4 endive
leaves, sliced in half length ways; 1 tsp balsamic vinegar; salt and freshly ground black pepper, to taste
Salad is prepared; Dinner is served; Adam Bennett, head chef, puts the finishing touches to one of the dishes; Simon Morris, chef patisserie, prepares meringues for the evening's sweets; Sauce is added to the poached eggs and asparagus; Poached egg with chivelouge with asparagus; Aberdeenshire Beef, chips cooked in duck fat with cepe puree and red wine sauce sits ready for table; Scallop with sesame seed crust, with endive
and sauce d'epice sit ready to head for the dining room
Offerings include a fresh and delicious smoked fish salad surrounded with her own cured salmon (served with, yes, the traditional bagels and cream cheese), sliced heirloom tomatoes and Maui onions with a pickled scallion vinaigrette, a salad made with lentils, roasted beets and arugula, an Asian pear and endive
salad with a wedge of blue cheese and pomegranate seeds, and yummy deviled eggs.
1 Delay sowing cold-sensitive plants such as turnips, endive
and Swiss chard, until temperatures are more stable.
For the endive
marmalade: In a saucepan, melt half the butter.
My home-grown Moss Curled Endive
was wonderfully crisp and flavoursome.
Examples from Peer's contemporary menu include Fresh Maine Lobster Sandwich with baby arugula and endive
on crispy focaccia bread, and Grilled Filet Mignon in brandy reduction.