This section is from the book "The Memorandum Cookery Book", by Countess Morphy. Also available from Amazon: The Memorandum Cookery Book.
This at first may seem somewhat commonplace, but the addition of just one ingredient makes it unusual.
One lettuce, 1/2 a lb. of chicory, 6 walnuts, a French salad dressing (p. 157).
Prepare the lettuce and chicory in the usual way, pour the dressing over it and sprinkle with very finely chopped walnuts.