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Crudites - the Perfect Appetiser

Crudites are the most common appetiser in the French area of Provence (south-east France). It is an appetising and pleasant way to celebrate the food of this region of the Mediterranean.

It is a great way to start an anti aging meal, giving you an abundance of anti oxidants, vitamins, minerals and fibre.

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Crudites - Raw Vegetables

Arrange a rainbow of the following raw vegetables on a platter to show off the bright colours and varying crunchy textures:

  • lettuce, endive or chicory leaves, or rocket and watercress, dressed with plenty of olive oil, a little vinegar, salt and pepper and lots of chopped fresh herbs such as parsley, chives, basil and chervil
  • shredded white or red cabbage, again dressed as above
  • whole radishes
  • sticks of celery
  • strips of fennel
  • slices of cucumber
  • strips of carrot
  • small florets of cauliflower
  • small florets of broccoli
  • sliced mushrooms
  • spring onions
  • quartered tomatoes
  • strips of red pepper
  • whole mange tout peas
  • whole small fine green beans

You can serve these crudités with a bowl of mayonnaise or garlic mayonnaise (aioli).

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