Make room for some lovely lamb's lettuce
and the stronger-tasting red lolla rossa, too, both salad staples with real flavour.
Sticky Chicken Salad (serves four) Takes 10 minutes to make, 15 minutes to cook INGREDIENTS Grated zest of 1 lemon and juice of 1' 2 tbsp runny honey 3' tbsp extra-virgin olive oil Small bunch of fresh mint leaves, half chopped, half kept whole or torn if large 4 skinless chicken breasts, each sliced into three pieces 200g podded broad beans 200g garlic ciabatta, sliced in half lengthways Large handful lamb's lettuce
400g tin chickpeas, drained and rinsed 150g cherry tomatoes, chopped ' cucumber, deseeded and diced Small handful fresh parsley, chopped 2 tsp grainy mustard METHOD 1.
Corn salad, also known as lamb's lettuce
, is well worth a go and takes up virtually no space.
Soleco MD Mark Newton said the latest case was a coincidence that only affected a single batch of lamb's lettuce
grown in France.
With watercress, celery, walnuts and chicory or lamb's lettuce
To these were added a large-leaved Italian variety of lamb's lettuce
and a carrot variety called Nelson, bred for harvesting when small for salads.
Until recently, mache--also known as lamb's lettuce
or corn salad and a longtime staple in France--could be found here mainly in tony restaurants and upscale markets.
1 I've just harvested the last of my early potatoes and have in some late sowings of radish, lamb's lettuce
and spring onion.
Divide the potato salad into round moulds or ramekins and top with the lamb's lettuce
just before you are ready to serve.
Garnish with remaining thyme and serve with a lamb's lettuce
salad and Grand Mange Blanc bread.
Rocket, lamb's lettuce
, spinach and the glorious red lolla rossa can all be sown in the next couple of weeks for supplies long into autumn.
ValNantais is known for its speciality lamb's lettuce
, which has been making inroads into the UK baby leaf market, But it's now offering a combination, 258g pack of two-colour, trimmed radish with Sel de Guerande salt.