- 4 heads of chicory (it's nice to have a mix of 2 red and 2 white)
Also known as endive, chicory is a forced crop, grown in complete darkness, which accounts for…
- 4 tbsp olive oil
Probably the most widely-used oil in cooking, olive oil is pressed from fresh olives. It's…
- 200g blue cheese (Stilton or similar)
For the dressing
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Slice the base off each chicory and peel off the leaves until you reach the core, which you can either cut into quarters or leave whole. Arrange the leaves on a platter.
Drizzle the chicory with a little olive oil and season with salt and pepper. Crumble half the blue cheese over the chicory, then mix the remaining cheese with the vinegar, squashing with a fork to make it creamy. Add the cream, lemon juice and crème fraîche, then whisk together. Adjust the seasoning, spoon over the salad and serve.