Emilie Franzo is the food influencer who goes on food residencies, books and recipes “ make you hungry ” every time you scroll through her posts on her famous Instagram: Plus une crumb .
The latest success to date is the highly acclaimed release of her book Salades Gourmands , which confirms her talent for combining the sexy potential of vegetables and healthy living in seasonal recipes. The proof with his salad of “ spinach shoots, strawberries, red onion, peas and feta ”.
Emilie's advice for sprucing up a good salad
“I really like to use fruits like strawberries, raspberries, peaches. It brings a real touch of gluttony to salads and it will amaze your guests for sure!” , laughs Emilie.
Her 3 tips to follow for a good salad:
- Bet on toppings by adding crunch with seeds or dried fruits. Personally, I love to sprinkle my salads with hazelnuts or almonds.
- Bring freshness and flavor with herbs such as chervil or coriander.
- Let yourself be tempted by crispy chickpeas with smoked paprika or caramelized pecans...
The list of good ingredients for 4 people
We rush to the market to stock up:
- 300g shelled peas
- 200g strawberries
- 160g baby spinach
- 4-6 tbsp. lemon vinaigrette
- 100g feta
- 1 red onion
- A few mint leaves
- Salt pepper
The recipe for this sexy baby salad
Cook the peas for 5 minutes in a pot of boiling water, then plunge them into a bowl of ice water.
Wash and hull the strawberries, then cut them in half or quarters depending on their size. Wash and drain the spinach leaves.
Peel and mince the red onion.
In a salad bowl, combine the peas, strawberries and baby spinach. Add the lemon vinaigrette. Mix gently.
Divide the salad between plates.
Sprinkle with crumbled feta, minced red onion and chopped mint leaves.
Salt, pepper if necessary.