Insalata di Fontina

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Appears in
A Passion for Cheese

By Paul Gayler

Published 1997

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This hearty salad of cheese, ham and potatoes is substantial enough to serve as a main course. Salads that combine cheese and meat are very common in northern Europe. I devised this one with Italian flavourings in mind. The recipe has been in my repertoire since my early days as a chef and has remained one of my favourite salads. The original salad consists of shavings of Tête de Moine (monk’s head), a cheese native to Switzerland. It is rather expensive and a little difficult to find excep