Place ripped leaves of cos lettuce
on a plate, with a wedge of lemon and spoonful of mushy peas.
To serve, either tear the Cos lettuce
into small pieces and divide between six wine glasses or serving bowls or use Baby Gem lettuce that's been cut into wedges.
Workers are also able to buy Cos Lettuce
at pounds 1.
If you have any trouble getting hold of Cos lettuce
, you can use baby Gems.
To serve, divide the cos lettuce
leaves between separate plates or place in one large shallow bowl, then top with the coronation chicken and the toasted almonds.
25), which came served with cos lettuce
, smoked paprika mayonnaise and lime.
Chinese leaves are quick maturing and grow like a cos lettuce
, producing a heart within just nine weeks that is slow to bolt and will stand for a long season, making it a perfect crop for home growing.
I started with Elliot's take on a chicken Caesar salad - a disc of chicken and bacon roulade (quite delicious) with cos lettuce
puree, Parmesan cream and a wee bread crisp thingy for a satisfying crunch.
Ingedients (makes 6) For the sauce 9 heaped dessertspoons quality mayonnaise Dessertspoon Worcestershire sauce 1 small mild red chilli de-seeded & chopped finely 4 dessertspoons tomato ketchup Juice ' lime Salad 500g frozen good quality prawns 200g peeled crayfish 2 small ripe avocados 1 Cos lettuce
finely shredded A little milk 1 lime cut into 6 wedges Cayenne pepper Method 1.
Hers was described as containing "avocado, spinach, shaved parmesan and pine nuts", and mine was described as "mustard-glazed salmon with griddled asparagus, sauteed new potatoes, vine tomatoes, cos lettuce
and rocket, with a herby oil dressing and ciabatta slice".
The small cos lettuce
Little Gem has been a favourite of gardeners since its introduction in 1880.
2 large handfuls of cos lettuce
or baby gem, ripped into bite size pieces.