A delicious and refreshingly simple summer recipe for St Tola created by Hugo Arnold at Food and Wine Magazine
Serve with a bone dry rose or rosado wine such as a Tavel wine from the Rhone valley.
Hugo Arnolds Baby Spinach, St Tola and Pea salad
2 bunchesfresh peas
4 bunchesbaby spinach leaves (washed)
4 bunchesmixed lettuce leaves (washed)
4 tablespoonsOlive Oil
1 teaspoonwhile wine vinegar
1 tablespoonchervril (chopped )
1 tablespoonbasil (chopped )
1 tablespoontarragon (chopped )
4 slicesSt Tola Log (crumbled )
1. Blanch the peas for 3 mins in boiling unsalted water, drain and refresh under cold water.
2. Combine the peas with the spinach and lettuce and season with salt and pepper. Toss well.
3. Add the olive oil and white wine vinegar and toss again along wih the herbs.
4. Warm the cheese under a hot grill for a few minutes and then crumble the cheese over the top of the salad and serve.