In search of perfect peaches and nectarines
Rich Harris visits the South of France to meet the people who cultivate juicy and aromatic peaches and nectarines. They are perfect for eating on their own, but great to use in recipes - Rich shows you how. In season now to give you that taste of summer back at home.
Recipe - Serves: Serves 4 as a starter, or 2 as a main
3 tbsp extra virgin olive oil
1 tbsp balsamic vinegar
Juice of half a lemon
1 head of chicory, leaves separated
200g mixed leaves
95g pack Serrano ham (7 slices)
150g goats cheese, crumbled
2 Perfectly Ripe Regal’n peaches
1. Whisk together the oil, vinegar and lemon juice and season to taste. Dress the chicory and salad leaves with the dressing, place on a serving platter or bowl then arrange the ham and cheese over the top.
2. Stone the peaches and cut into thin wedges. Arrange over the top of the salad and serve.