Yes its Winter, but I’m craving a fresh colorful salad!

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Eat in season, eat in season, eat in season…. Be one with mother nature and what she provides. Yes, yes. I totally agree with that. But you know what? Its been a few months of seasonal (cold winter) eating and I need me a fresh, light, colorful salad!

Californian Salad Niçoise.

1 head of fresh “live” (still in its earth) lettuce, either Butter or Lambs lettuce, washed and torn apart

1/2 head of radicchio

1 very red ripe tomato, cut into wedges

2 hard boiled eggs-organic!, quartered

1 can of sustainably caught tuna (in water)

1/2 english cucumber, sliced

handful of crumbled Greek Feta cheese (you can get a light version of this)

handful of Niçoise olives (small, pits removed)

a few Cornichons

Assemble on a large plate.

For the dressing:

4 tbs of good quality extra virgin olive oil, preferably Greek or Californian

juice of 1/2 a lemon

1 tsp of Dijon mustard

1 tsp of honey

Fleur de Sel and freshly cracked pepper to serve (Fleur de Sel is KEY!!)

Mix together and drizzle over salad.

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