1、Italian-style salad with crisp pancetta

Throw a new spin on tricolore salad by adding artichokes to the traditional mozzarella cheese, tomatoes and basil

Italian-style salad with crisp pancetta recipe

Ingredients

Method

Set aside to cool. Mix together the dressing ingredients and season.
  • Arrange the mozzarella, tomatoes and artichokes on a serving plate. Tear the pancetta into bite-sized pieces and scatter over, followed by the basil leaves. Drizzle with the dressing and serve with crusty bread.

  • https://www.truecookbook.com/recipe/italian-style-salad-with-crisp-pancetta-8549/

    2、American-style salad with palm hearts

    Palm hearts add a real crunch to this classic blue cheese and avocado salad
    American-style salad with palm hearts recipe

    Ingredients

    Method

    1. Remove the outer leaves of the lettuce and cut each heart into quarters from top to bottom. Soak in a sink filled with cold water for a few minutes. Split the avocados and remove the stones. Scoop the flesh out with a spoon and chop into large chunks. Cut the palm hearts into chunks of the same size. Using a sharp knife, cut the cheese into small pieces. Whisk together the dressing ingredients with some salt and pepper.
    2. Drain the lettuce, then tear into bite-sized pieces and divide between four bowls. Pile a quarter of each of the other ingredients on top of each serving. Pass round the dressing and let everyone toss their own salad.

    3、Goat's cheese & garlic linguine with crisp pancetta

    Keep entertaining simple with this fuss-free but flavour-packed recipe
    Goat

    Ingredients

    • 1 garlic bulb, broken into cloves, unpeeled
    • 4 tbsp extra-virgin olive oil, plus extra for drizzling
    • 3 onions, finely sliced
    • 2 tbsp fresh thyme leaves
    • 12 slices pancetta
    • 400g linguine
    • 200g firm goat's cheese
    • handful chopped parsley, to serve

    Method

    1. Heat oven to 200C/180C fan/gas 6. Loosely wrap the garlic cloves in some foil with 1 tsp oil. Place in a roasting tin and cook for about 20 mins until soft. Meanwhile, heat 2 tbsp oil and fry the onions until caramelised, about 15 mins, adding the thyme for the final 5 mins.
    2. In a separate pan, dry-fry the pancetta until golden and crisp, then set aside. Cook the pasta. Pop the roasted garlic out of their skins, add to the onions, then stir in the remaining oil. Drain the pasta, then toss through the onions, adding a good splash of cooking water. Crumble over the cheese and lightly stir. Season, then pile onto plates. Scatter with parsley, drizzle with some more oil and top with pancetta slices.

    4、Chicken salad with crisp bacon

    Try this lovely fresh summer salad as a dinner party centrepiece
    Chicken salad with crisp bacon recipe

    Ingredients

    Method

    1. Mix the ingredients for the dressing with a little seasoning. Stir in the chicken and loosen with water if necessary.
    2. Slowly cook the bacon in a large frying pan until crisp and the fat has run out. Drain on kitchen paper. Meanwhile, mix the onion with the oil, vinegar and seasoning.
    3. Toss the onion with the watercress, chicory and cucumber, then pile onto a platter. Spoon the chicken on top, then break or chop the bacon over the top of that. Serve with crusty bread.

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