“TOMATO AND BASIL SALAD”
“A Culinary Guide to Herbs, Spices and Flavorings”
By Arabella Boxer, Jocasta Innes, Charlotte Parry-Crooke and Lewis Esson
1-1/2 large ripe tomatoes, sliced
Freshly ground black pepper
1/2 teaspoon sugar
3 Tablespoons olive oil
1 Tablespoon white wine vinegar
2 Tablespoons fresh basil, cut into thin strips
1 sprig basil, to garnish
*Arrange the tomato slices neatly overlapping on a large flat serving dish. Season with plenty of pepper and sprinkle over with the sugar.
**Combine the oil and vinegar and spoon evenly over the tomatoes. Leave to stand for 1 hour. Just before serving, scatter the basil over the tomatoes.
Serve garnished with basil sprig. Prep – 10 minutes