Cut the spinach or chard into strips. Sprinkle it liberally with salt in a wide bowl, turning it over with your hands so that it all gets covered with salt.
Leave it to rest for 1 hour, then squeeze out all the water with your hands, dry it carefully and put it back into the dried bowl. Add the oil, basil and cheese and mix it all together. Set aside.
Put the flour, lard and abo