A cold antipasto, which is stunning in its simplicity. This dressing method also works really well for delicate salads such as rocket. Dress and serve immediately.
Bring 1 litre water to the boil and salt heavily. Prepare the beans and put in a blanching basket. Place into the boiling water, and boil until tender, then remove immediately and dip into cold water. When cool, drain thoroughly and reserve until needed. It is very important they are well drained otherwise they dislike the dressing.
Take a serving bowl and put
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