Peach, Rocket and Mixed Leaf Salad with Rose Petals and Rose Water Dressing

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Appears in
Almost Vegetarian Cookbook

By Josceline Dimbleby

Published 1999

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This is the epitome of a pretty, romantic salad. Roses are not only decorative, but have a distinctive, tantalizing flavour too.


  • 4 firm yellow-fleshed peaches
  • 4 tablespoons lemon juice
  • Generous handful


If the peaches are unblemished, they need not be skinned, unless you would prefer them peeled. If they do require skinning, put the peaches into a bowl, pour enough boiling water over them to cover them completely, and leave them for one or two minutes; then drain away the water and peel the peaches. Slice them finely in half-moon slices and then put them back into the empty bowl, together with