Garden Of Salad...
Thought it might be interesting to see what everyone likes to add to their BAS & maybe get some different ideas/ingredients to try out.
I don't really like lettuce on mine (rabbit food...rather eat the rabbit :p )
so ill start with.....
Pea Shoots (with flowers)
Nettles (quick fried... not raw:eek: )
Nasturtiums (flowers & leaves)
Sweet peppers (Cooked & raw)
Baby sweet peppers
Mushrooms (particularly specialty or wild mushrooms )
Dried Goji Berries
Baby & cherry Tomatoes
Prawns..lots & lots of prawns... :D
Salmon, especially hot smoked salmon
Pinenuts.. could eat these all day if they wernt so expensive!
Farmhouse cheeses ( from Local dairy )
Johnny jump ups/pansy's
On the rare occasion that I eat a salad, it's usually something I can heat up. Wilt a bunch of spinach in EVOO, toss in some chopped tomatoes, mushrooms, and garlic. Pour onto plate. Top with Parmesan. Wilting the spinach turns a Bad Ass amount of it into something more manageable.
In summer, tomatoes, cheese, and some sweet fruit is a great snack. Balsamic and a little evoo on that. (Strawberries soaked in Balsamic are awesome.)
i dry roast sunflower seeds in my cast iron pan and throw them in sometimes. similarly you can toast flaked almonds and cashews, even brazil nuts in the same way.
raw oysters with avocados. cooked cockles and mussels. smoked chicken. cold bacon.
bresaola thinly sliced
Ive actully been thinking of making ceviche to put on a salad.. not sure id go with raw fish unless I was really sure of the source/freshness