|The Salade Niçoise there included all the classic components: potatoes, green beans,|
tuna, anchovies, boiled egg quarters, olives, tomatoes, and in addition a decorative
piece of toast and radish flower. The real classic uses canned tuna!
Sunday, May 15, 2016
At Home Salade Niçoise
Salade Niçoise is a French classic. Julia Child wrote my favorite recipe for it. I've ordered it in restaurants and bistros in Paris and in its place of origin, Provence. During our recent trip, I ate Salade Niçoise at a tiny restaurant in the midst of the Camargue in the Rhone Delta, with its salt marshes and vast open spaces. It's where we saw flamingos, many other wild birds, black bulls, white horses, and rice paddies.
And now for the version I made for dinner tonight: