The most important point to consider, when making a vegetable salad, is that the ingredients should be of the very finest and freshest you can find. This may be an obvious stipulation, yet it is surprising how often it is not adhered to.–Simon Hopkinson, Week In Week Out
Simon Hopkinson is an English chef and author who started cooking at the age of 16. He is author of Roast Chicken and Other Stories, which in 2005 was voted the “most useful cookbook of all time” by a panel of British food-world peers. Taken from his much-loved columns in The Independent, Week In Week Out brings together 52 stories about ingredients with their associated recipes.