Ham Hock and Pea Salad

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British Seasonal Food

By Mark Hix

Published 2008

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If you’re a keen gardener, you may or may not know that pea shoots or tendrils are perfect for summery salads. Mangetout and bean shoots can be used in the same way - you can even plant them just for their young shoots and keep cutting them through the summer as they grow back.

Often the most successful salads are those where you simply throw one or two tasty ingredients into the salad bowl - freshly cooked ham tossed with tender peas and shoots makes a great starter, lunch or light