Slivers of bacon create a pleasing taste and textural contrast in this classic French bistro salad.
In Lori Zimring De Mori’s article “The Flavors of Home” (April 2006), where this recipe first appeared, the author describes the foods of Florentine trattorias. A version of this dish (piselli freschi in Italian) is served at the restaurant Coco Lezzone in Florence. Look for fresh unshelled peas at your local farmers’ market.
Serve this lovely salmon with our briny Egg–Caper Sauce or Dill Mousseline Sauce for an elegant, flavorful meal.
Avocado and a light herbed mayonnaise add an elegant, unexpected touch to this simple shrimp cocktail.