Monday, March 23, 2009

Sweet Pear and Apple Salad wirh Endive

From Martha Stewart Living- Jamie Oliver's Recipe

4 heads of endive a mixture of red and white washed and dried
2 apples cored and julienned
2 pears cored each cut into 8 wedges
A handful of soft herbs like chervil. tarragon, parsely- roughly chopped plus more for serving
2 ounces of blue cheese
1/4 cup od creme fraiche
5 tablespoons of extra virgin oil plus more for drizzling
4 tablespoons of cider vinegar
6 tablespoons of water


Place endive in a large bowl. Add apples, pears, herbs and set aside.
In a blender or jar combine blue cheese, creme fraiche, olive oil, vinegar, and water blend until smooth- about 16 seconds
Pour about 3 quarters of the blue cheese mixture over the salad, toss to coat. Divide evenly amoug 4 plates and drizzle a little more deessing and olive oil over the salads. Sprinkle with herbs and serve.

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