Hazelnut and lemon salad dressing
In the kitchen,hazelnut oil can be used similarly to olive oil, either just as it is or for cooking or frying. Here is a simple recipe for a dressing made with hazelnuts and hazelnut oil:
50g olive oil
50g hazelnut oil
25g lightly toasted hazelnuts
The juice of half a lemon
A small bunch of fresh marjoram and chives
Method: Blend together the two oils, the toasted hazelnuts and the lemon juice in an electric blender. Then stir in the finely chopped herbs and season to taste with salt and pepper. This dressing is a perfect accompaniment for fresh salads and vegetables.
Salad with hazelnut dip sauce:
4 large asparagus spears
4 large mushrooms
1 head of curly salad
4 tablespoons of hazelnut oil
1 teaspoon of truffle oil
Lemon juice and salt a pepper to taste.
Method: Clean the mushrooms and slice finely together with the asparagus. Mix the two oils together. Arrange the salad leaves on a serving dish and place the sliced vegetables on top. Season with salt and pepper and a squeeze of lemon juice. Finally drizzle over the precious oil mixture and serve.