Avocado and Rocket Salad

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By Jeremiah Tower

Published 2002

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Rocket or arugula (Eruca sativa; also called rucola in Italian, and roquette in French) is one of my favorite things. Its perfect liaisons are avocado, and nut oils, like hazelnut and walnut. Rocket and avocado is one of those flavor combinations made in heaven, like rosemary and lamb, savory and favas, and vanilla and cream.

I see no reason why in America we should not call rocket by its venerable old English name, even if in danger of appearing guilty of inver