Fresh Fig, Shallot, Mozzarella and Hazelnut Summer Salad – Anna & Roberta Montali

Anna & Roberta Montali's Fresh Fig, Shallot, Mozzarella & Hazelnut Summer Salad

Anna & Roberta Montali’s
Fresh Fig, Shallot, Mozzarella & Hazelnut Summer Salad

The Zevenwacht 360º Sauvignon Blanc 2013 needs a punchy flavourful salad to accompany it for a perfect summer’s day lunch.  Who better than Anna & Roberta Montali to give us a recipe?

Serves 4
Prepping & Cooking Time:  10 Minutes

What you’ll need…
40g fresh rocket
6 small figs, quartered
1 shallot, quartered
1 ball mozzarella, ripped into chunks
40g hazelnuts, toasted and chopped
fresh basil leaves

15ml (1 tbsp) balsamic vinegar
45ml (3 tbsp) olive oil
15ml (1 tbsp) fig preserve
Salt and freshly ground black pepper, to taste

What you’ll do…
Toss all of the salad ingredients and arrange on a serving bowl.
Mix the dressing ingredients well together and pour over the salad. Toss to combine season and serve.

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Zevenwacht Z 360º Sauvignon Blanc 2013

Zevenwacht Z 360º Sauvignon Blanc 2013

Anna & Roberta Montali

Anna & Roberta Montali

Anna Montali is the former Food and Deputy Editor of Food And Home Entertaining Magazine. Her culinary skills have taken her on many journeys but in the end her true calling has found her right back in the heart of food media. This time round she will be sharing her skills with all her fans through her very own platform in the form of this tantalisingly delicious blog. Inspired by her greatest passion for food and travel, Anna Montali together with her daughter Roberta and their incredible team, will be presenting only the best this industry has to offer. Here you can expect to find everything from the latest trends and newest products, to an array of scrumptious recipes, travel features, ‘hot-off’ the press news and so much more! Up to date with daily, weekly and monthly posts Anna Montali Blog is like a giant pantry filled with the tastiest ingredients just waiting for you to explore and create your own masterpiece!

Roberta Montali, the daughter of Anna is working side by side with her. Roberta worked at People Magazine as a beauty journalist before perusing a career with her mother. Being born into a home filled with avid cooks, it seemed that the perfect lifestyle for her would be the food business. As a little girl, cooking was always her passion and she has truly opened her arms to the wonderful idea of not only cooking, but writing about food, wine and her travels.

It seems that this exquisite taste and love for all things wonderful runs in the family.

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