Chard Salad with Bacon (serves 4 as a starter)
oz diced smoked bacon
tbsp olive oil
garlic cloves chopped
1/2 lbs chard roughly chopped
tbsp balsamic vinegar
hard boiled eggs quartered
and black pepper
the bacon without oil until crisp. Heat oil in large wok over
moderate heat. Add garlic and fry gently until just beginning
to colour. Add chard, salt and pepper and stir until wilted and
the stalks are softened. Splash with the balsamic vinegar.
Divide between 4 plates, pour the juices over, top with crispy bacon
and egg quarters. Serve with warm bread.