MELON AND MARINATED FETA SALAD

Yields6 Servings
 1 small Galia or Cantaloupe melon
 100 g rocket
 Handful of basil leaves, torn
For the marinated feta
 200 g feta, cubed
 Finely grated zest of 1 lemon
 1 tsp nigella seeds
 1 tsp chilli flakes
 1 tsp dried oregano
 4 tbsp olive oil
For the vinaigrette
 Juice of 1 lemon and 1 orange
 1 tsp orange flower water
1

Start by marinating the feta; put the feta cubes in a small bowl, add the lemon zest, spices and herbs, then pour over the oil; toss gently to coat and set aside for 1 hour

2

Halve and deseed the melon then peel and cut into chunks; arrange the rocket on a large serving plate with the melon and basil; drain the feta, reserving the oil, and scatter over the salad

3

Whisk the remaining vinaigrette ingredients with the reserved feta oil and drizzle over the salad before serving

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