23 Roquefort Salad

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The Chefs' Knowledge: The modern culinary repertoire

By Chandos Elletson

Published 2022

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This classic French salad contains one of the most important lessons in cooking: how to deal with bitterness. The star of the show in this dish is the chicory - otherwise known as endive. It is a bitter salad component that is grown in the dark. It is famous for its bitter flavour and crunch.

This salad brings the best out of it by pairing with the supreme salty taste of Roquefort - a French blue cheese made with sheep’s milk and aged in the famous nearby caves - and the sweetness o