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My Summer Dinner, Part Three: Yummy Salad

Okay — your guests are getting hungry now. Time to move to the garden table. The sun is going down slowly, you've set the table, and you're turning all your lanterns on.

I suggest you make this Yummy Salad, with everything I like in it. The recipe is for about four people, but feel free to double it if you have more friends at your table.

It's sweet and savory at the same time, with lentils (my favorite legume in the world — make sure you get those tiny green ones from France called "du Puy") and Roquefort, a stinky but noble French sheep cheese that has so much depth to its taste (if you think it's too strong, replace it with Stilton or Gorgonzola).

And, again, the recipe is terribly easy. It's summer, so why the fuss?


Yummy Salad

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Yvette van Boven is a freelance food stylist and recipe writer and runs a restaurant and catering business with her cousin in Amsterdam. She also illustrates books and magazines. She is the author of the critically acclaimed Home Made and Home Made Winter. Home Made Summer is her latest book.

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Yvette van Boven is the author of Home Made Summer

One Response to "My Summer Dinner, Part Three: Yummy Salad"

    Barbara June 5th, 2013 at 11:27 am

    Taking notes. Illustrations so fun. It's become obvious. I need your book asap!

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