Ideas for recipes.  Summer green salads: would you like to get some leaves?

Ideas for recipes. Summer green salads: would you like to get some leaves?

Salads
The French eat an average of 6 kilograms of lettuce a year. (© Gary Perkin – stock.adobe.com)

Let’s be crazy … It’s not just lettuce in life, let’s have fun with it all salads. We love these big soft, crunchy leaves, the French eat 6 kilograms of lettuce a year.

But you should know that there are several hundred types of lettuce. It is in the summer that you will have the greatest selection and incomparable quality.

How to choose the ones that have the most character?

Blonde or brown, with smooth and supple leaves, is the daily lettuce, what you find in sandwiches and in the canteen (…) Autumn for her oak leavesblooms around the Mediterranean basin, its leaves are soft and you will appreciate its delicate hazelnut flavor, just a pinch of olive oil to accompany it.

We can also tell you about the Reine des Glaces salad, it is a lettuce-batavia who loves the cold, is bursting with vitamins. Do not hesitate to combine it with seafood, you can boil it. of romaine salad is excellent in the “Caesar” recipe with chicken and croutons. of curly or escarole have a slightly bitter taste, you can add a cottage cheese and herb sauce.

Caesar salad
Lettuce Romaine is the variety commonly used to make Caesar salad recipe. (© Fidioh – stock.adobe.com)

Funny with its long serrated leaves, try it white dandelionyou will also find it with the name “cappuccino beard”, it is grown mainly in the north of France, it likes chips a lot.

With its red leaves, treviso salad from the north of Italy will be excellent with blue veined cheese, figs, nuts, asparagus or sweetened tomatoes …

Flourish your salads, sprinkle with seeds …

of edible flowersit is beautiful and fresh … we give it to you, we are still asking about the taste, but some violet flowers, nasturtium, borage, meadows will bring a touch of color and fantasy to your salads.

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Salad and flowers
Salads and flowers bring a nice touch of color. Something to put a little fantasy on your plate! (© Grinchh – stock.adobe.com)

Try them germinated seeds (alfalfa, fennel, lentils, mustard…), add sunflower seeds, flax seeds to enrich them with omega3, pumpkin seeds, nigella seeds with detoxifying properties or chia seeds.

Let your imagination run wild and have fun!

PD

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