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This refreshing salad is best served as a shared dish in the centre of the table.
Pre-heat a fan forced oven to 180°C.
Place a cast iron griddle pan or a BBQ grill plate on high heat.
Slice pears into approximately 6 slices each (lengthways, don’t core), toss in the olive oil and season with salt. Grill on hot grill plate for approximately 7 minutes per side.
Roast walnuts in the pre-heated oven for 5 to 8 minutes, when ready place in tea towel/cloth and rub skins off, set aside to cool.
Remove outer green leaves from radicchio and discard, using the inner leaves, and pull witlof apart, wash well and spin dry.
To make dressing mix all ingredients together, stir well, season to taste.
Toss the leaves with half the walnuts, a little vinaigrette (just enough to coat the salad leaves) and then separate ingredients into four serves.
Add the leaves to the plate, add grilled pear, another sprinkle of walnuts, dob on gruth or ricotta and top with chervil.
Mix dressing again and drizzle a little more over the top.
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