Starters & Light meals

Fresh asparagus salad

Wine/Spirit Pairing
Steenberg Sauvignon Blanc 2004

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  • 200 g asparagus tips
  • 2 baby gem lettuce or 2 chicory (or 1 of each)
  • To make the dressing, mix together:
  • 2 tablespoons white balsamic vinegar
  • 6 tablespoons good olive oil
  • Sea salt and milled black pepper, to taste

Drop asparagus into a saucepan of boiling salted water. Allow to return to the boil, then drain. Mix with dressing.
Toss with lettuce or chicory.

Phillippa Cheifitz

Recipe by: Phillippa Cheifitz

Regular TASTE contributor Phillippa is a well-known South African author and food writer, and has won many awards, both for her magazine features and her cookbooks.

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