There’s no one single recipe for a green salad, largely because there is such a wide choice of ingredients. This is the basic method, with a few tips for making a good green salad.
First of all, choose a lettuce with some substance to it. Crisp or cos lettuces make good salads, while continental varieties, such as the slightly bitter frisée, or the green or bronze feuille de chêne, add interest. You can also buy bags of ready-prepared mixed salad leaves. Assuming, though, that you a