Radicchio, Mushroom & Chive Salad with Blue Cheese Yoghurt Dressing

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Appears in
A Passion for Cheese

By Paul Gayler

Published 1997

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Radicchio is a bitter salad leaf that to my mind needs a contrasting partner. The blue cheese yoghurt dressing fits the bill perfectly. You could add some chopped hard-boiled egg, potatoes and French beans to make a more substantial dish for a main course.


  • 2 heads of radicchio
  • 300 g (11 oz, 5


First make the dressing. Put the Stilton in a bowl and mash well with a fork. Stir in the vinegar, then gently whisk in the crème fraîche and yoghurt. Squeeze in the lemon juice and season to taste with nutmeg, salt and pepper, then fold in the chives.

Separate the radicchio leaves, wash them and dry them well. Place in a bowl, add the sliced mushrooms and season lightly. Add the blue c