Warm Cabbage Salad with Duck Fat

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Appears in
Jeremiah Tower's New American Classics

By Jeremiah Tower

Published 1986

  • About

I first prepared this salad at the Balboa Café in San Francisco in 1979. It was a popular success beyond my wildest dreams, especially because I thought at the time that cabbage and duck fat would be the last two things to capture the taste buds and imaginations of Californians. To this day, there are people who will not come to the restaurants without my promise that the cabbage salad will be available. Sometimes I do not use goat cheese but just bacon or pancetta, Italian bacon. Sometimes