Serves 4

Vinaigrette - makes 1 cups

250ml olive oil

1 small garlic clove, crushed


1/2 cup red wine vinegar

2 tsp Dijon mustard

1/2 tsp brown sugar

1/2 tsp salt

Freshly ground black pepper

4 figs

8 slices ham - Black Forest if available or Parma

1/2 cup walnuts, lightly toasted

200g blue cheese

3 cups of salad leaves, including Radicchio

Bread to serve


To make the vinaigrette - whisk the ingredients together and taste for seasoning. Store in an airtight jar until ready to use.


Slice the figs and arrange on a platter with the ham, greens, walnuts and blue cheese.


Drizzle with the red wine vinaigrette and serve with crusty bread.