This wonderful dressing is sweet, aromatic and yet has a slightly tangy, herbal flavor that enhances the palate and brightens everything it accompanies. Simply delicious.

Citrus Vinaigrette with Hazelnut Oil

Citrus Vinaigrette with Hazelnut Oil
Recipe type: Dressings
Serves: 1 portion
  • 1 orange; grated, peel only
  • 4 Tablespoons fresh orange juice
  • 4 teaspoons lemon juice
  • 1 teaspoon Balsamic vinegar
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 3 scallions; white parts only, minced
  • 1/4 teaspoon fennel seeds, crushed in a mortar or under a spoon
  • 5 Tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 Tablespoon hazelnut oil
  • 1 Tablespoon chives, sliced into narrow rounds
  • 1 Tablespoon chervil or fennel leaves (chopped)
  • 1 Tablespoon parsley, finely chopped
  1. PUT THE ORANGE PEEL, orange juice, lemon juice and vinegar in a bowl with the salt, scallions and crushed fennel seeds.
  2. Whisk in the oils, then the herbs.
  3. Taste, and adjust any of the ingredients if necessary.
  4. The dressing should be fresh and sparkly.

Use with poached or steamed asparagus, grilled or poached chicken, salads, vegetables and fruit.

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