One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
A salad typically including tuna, black olives, hard-boiled eggs, and tomatoes.
- ‘We go into St Tropez once or twice a week to visit an outdoor restaurant that serves delicious fish with garlic - and, of course, there's Club 55, which does a great salade niçoise and onion tart.’
- ‘Lunch might be salade niçoise or chicken Riesling; dinner sautéed skate beurre noir, duck confit or steak au poivre. ‘The thing we could never afford to get wrong,’ Riad Nasr says, ‘was the French fries.'’
- ‘Chef Rod Butters is a genius, and his takes on French classics, like duck with olives, salade niçoise and steak frites are wonderful.’
- ‘It was followed by a kind of salade niçoise, containing slices of raw tuna sitting on the lettuce and braised tuna mashed in the American style (in a tasty olive-and-citrus dressing) layered, like sediment, on the bottom of the dish.’
French, ‘salad from Nice’.
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