Artichokes with Vinaigrette

Preparation info
  • Serves


    • Difficulty


    • Ready in

      50 min

Appears in
The French Kitchen: A Cookbook

By Joanne Harris and Fran Warde

Published 2002

  • About

Artichauts Vinaigrette is a dish for people who have plenty of time to eat it – and by the time you reach the tender hearts of the artichokes, I can guarantee that any ice between yourself and your dinner companions will have been well and truly broken!


  • 6 globe artichokes, prepared as shown


Bring a large pan of water to the boil. Put the artichokes in the boiling water – sit a colander on top of the pan to submerge them – and simmer for 30–40 minutes. The leaves should break away easily when the artichoke is cooked. Remove the artichokes and drain upside down to release all the water.

Meanwhile, make the vinaigrette: place the mustard, sugar, seasoning, lemon juice and vin