Gourmet Fast app

Get our Gourmet Fast app and you can download 140 recipes for your iPhone.

Subscribe to Gourmet

Subscribe to the print version this month and you could win an endota spa experience.

Gourmet on your iPad

Subscribe to Gourmet Traveller for your iPad.

Bacon-wilted greens


The salad greens in this recipe can be changed but they must be sturdy leaves that will take some heat from the warm dressing without collapsing into mush. This is why any of the chicories work best, with dandelion being the green of choice for the French.

You'll need

1 frisée, base trimmed and discarded, leaves washed 1 radicchio, leaves separated and washed 150 gm speck, cut into 1cm pieces 2 tbsp red wine vinegar 1 tsp brown sugar

Method

  • 01
  • Arrange frisée and radicchio leaves in a serving bowl. Place speck in a small frying pan and stir over medium heat until fat renders and speck is crisp (4-5 minutes). Remove from heat, add vinegar and brown sugar, season to taste, spoon over salad leaves and serve immediately.

At A Glance

  • Serves 6 people
Win
a trip to the Gold Coast!

Win a trip for two to Jupiters Hotel & Casino on the Gold Coast to dine at the new Italian restaurant, Cucina Vivo.

Read More
Our
favourite boutique producers

From artisan honeys to organic oysters, we've rounded up some of our favourite boutique producers from around Australia and across the Tasman. Dig in.

Read More
Gourmet TV

Check out our video section for our latest cover recipes, chef cooking demos, interviews and more.

Watch Now

At A Glance

  • Serves 6 people

Featured in

Apr 2009

You might also like...

Easy summer recipes

recipes

Nonna Lidia’s Christmas baccala, green olive and chilli salad

Summer seafood recipes

recipes

Christmas pudding ice-cream

Summer salad recipes

recipes

Raspberry and Mint Mojito

Quick summer recipes

recipes

Neil Perry: Prawn cocktail

Christmas classic recipes

recipes

Serge Dansereau: Blueberry vanilla tart

Adriano Zumbo's Christmas recipes

recipes

Barbecue trout bundles with prosciutto and button mushrooms

Holiday entertaining recipes

recipes

Serge Dansereau: Homemade lemonade

David Thompson's Thai recipes

recipes

conversion tool

 
get the latest news

Sign up to receive the latest food, travel and dining news direct from Gourmet Traveller headquarters.

×