Tomato Salad

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The Cook's Companion: A step-by-step guide to cooking skills including original recipes

By Josceline Dimbleby

Published 1991

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A simple tomato salad dressed with a drizzle of extra virgin olive oil, a sprinkle of crushed sea salt and garnished with chopped fresh basil is so good.

Slice the tomatoes and arrange on a serving dish. Vinaigrette dressing is often used on tomato salad but I prefer just oil as the tomato juices balance the oil; if they lack flavour add some lemon juice. After dressing, cover and leave