Divide radicchio, endive
and a r u g u l a among 4 large salad plates.
Spoon mixture over the endives
and top each with a slice of ham.
Toss the cut endives
, pine nuts, strawberries, and Roquefort and arrange them in the endive
shell, Drizzle the dressing over the salad, and serve.
Toast the pinenuts lightly in a saucepan then scatter over the endive
Put the endive
in the centre of each plate with a cutlet on top and spoon the Marsala sauce and broad beans around.
One night, four of us shared three of them: a terrific dish of local sardines in brown butter with fat capers and fried celery leaves ($11); a savory grouping of mixed mushrooms in cream with layered puff pastry ($12); and a great salad combination of endives
with baked pear, spicy watercress, aged stilton and crunchy pecans ($11).
Recommended items: Spicy crab soup, steamed mussels and clams, lobster and shiitake mushroom croquettes, fried oysters with romaine and endives
, lobster salad, steamed Maine lobster, grilled Eastern black bass, sauteed Alaskan halibut, grilled Pacific swordfish, lump meat crab cakes, chocolate bread pudding, espresso cheesecake.
The sit-down portion of the meal started with smoked salmon cake on Asian greens, was followed by a combination of veal medallion and Cajun prawns with spinach gnocchi and braised endives
His other use of Peking duck has small chunks of it tossed in aged vinegar with a salad containing mushrooms, endives
and frisee ($8.
50), salmon with braised endives
and an orange-fennel sauce ($11) and balsamic-glazed roasted peppers stuffed with pine nuts, capers, raisins and anchovies ($6.
Cut off root ends of endives
and cut each in 1/2 lengthwise.
3 large endives
(about 1 pound), thinly sliced on diagonal