Wild carrot and sage "fruits" salad


Quantity for 4 persons

4 leaves of lettuce cut into large pieces

1 tea cup spinach roughly cut

1/2 tea cup radicchio or other bitter herbs chopped

1 tea cup wild carrot leaves ( daucus carrota ) finely chopped and 2-3 roots peeled and sliced ​

2 tbsps dill, 3 tbsps wild fennel leaves

6-8 sage “fruits” washed and cut into quarters (they have an incredible refreshing and aromatic taste)

1 fl.ts. blanched fresh peas or beans ( vicia faba ). If you grow beans click here or peas, use the tender shoots as well.

10 mallow flowers


2/3 tea cup olive oil

1/4 tea cup lemon juice

1 tbsp citrus marmalade

a little lemon zest (without the white)

1 tbsp fresh or dry verbena or pennyroyal

1/2 tsp green pepper grains

Beat all in a blender.

Mix all the vegetables, add salt and pepper and drizzle with 1/2 tea cup sauce. Stir again and if necessary add some more sauce. The sauce left keep it in a glass container in the refrigerator.