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Osteria Savio Volpe’s kale saladDanielle Matar

I'm featuring Osteria Savio Volpe chef Mark Perrier's simple but delicious kale salad, which will soon be your new favourite starter.

Osteria Savio Volpe’s Kale Salad

4 packed cups dinosaur kale leaves

2 tbsp toasted breadcrumbs

2 tbsp grated pecorino cheese

Lemon peppery dressing:

1 small clove garlic, finely chopped

2 tbsp fresh lemon juice

1/2 cup olive oil

Salt and freshly ground black pepper


1/4 cup toasted breadcrumbs

1/3 cup grated pecorino cheese


Thinly slice kale leaves. Whisk together garlic, lemon juice and olive oil. Season well with salt and pepper.

Combine breadcrumbs, cheese and dressing. Toss with kale, massaging it a bit into the leaves.

Garnish with more breadcrumbs and pecorino.