Courgette, Anchovy, Pecorino and Basil Salad

On Crispy Sesame Polenta

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Preparation info

  • makes

    12

    • Difficulty

      Medium

Appears in

Salads: The new main course

Salads

By Peter Gordon

Published 2005

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This salad also makes a great ravioli filling and goes well with grilled mackerel, salmon or tuna as a salsa to accompany a main course. Versatile stuff! If you can’t find Pecorino Sardo (aged firm Pecorino), use Parmesan or some other firm tasty cheese.

For the polenta, I would use the instant type rather than the traditional ‘cook-for-45-minutes-while-stirring’ variety that I used to use when I started my apprenticeship 23 years ago! It is hard to make the exact amount of polenta