Roast salsify with Parma ham and brown butter hollandaise

Ingredients

Fruit & Vegetables

  • 24 batons of salsify, 15–20cm long
  • 1 lemon, juiced
  • lemon juice

Dairy

  • 100g of butter
  • 4 free-range eggs, the fresher the better
  • 250g of unsalted butter

Delicatessen

  • 8 slices of Parma ham

Salad & Fresh Herbs

  • tarragon leaves

Oils & Vinegars

  • olive oil
  • 1 tbsp of tarragon vinegar, (you can easily make this by infusing some white wine vinegar with a sprig of fresh tarragon)

Store Cupboard

  • 2 large egg yolks
  • salt

Spices & Dried Herbs

  • freshly ground black pepper