Rocket and Pear Salad

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Floridia Parmesan is a hard drum shaped wheel cheese, manufactured naturally from fresh pasteurized cow’s milk. This cheese is aged up to two years and is consistent with sharp flavours. The more mature the parmesan, the stronger the flavour, and the drier, crumblier and grainier the texture. The distinctively salty, slightly granular cheese and hard body makes it ideal for grating and sprinkled over pizza and pasta dishes or stirred into soup or risottos. Try serving it as parmesan shavings in a salad or make it the feature of a cheese board. Just don’t serve it straight from the fridge — take it out an hour or so beforehand, unwrap it and let it breathe to accentuate its aroma and flavour.

Fruity, nutty, savoury, sharp
Light yellow to dark yellow
Hard to very hard
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  • 5 tablespoons (100ml) extra virgin olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 1½ teaspoons honey
  • Salt and pepper, to taste
  • 1 baby cos lettuce
  • 60g baby rocket leaves
  • 1 firm ripe pear, cut into 2-3mm thick slices
  • 1-2 tablespoons finely grated FLORIDIA CHEESE Parmesan
  1. In a small bowl whisk together the olive oil, lemon juice, honey and seasonings to make a dressing. Add the lettuce leaves, rocket, pear and Parmesan and gently toss to combine. Serve immediately.

Note: This Salad goes very well with the Parmesan Escalopes but is also lovely alongside other dishes too, including your favourite home-made pizza! Serves 4 as a side dish.

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