FFWD | Salade Niçoise

Yay! I’m in time for FFWD this time round. It helps a lot that the dish is quick and easy to create – Salade Niçoise. I had thought that this will not satisfy but after this experience, I realised that it is truly a one-dish meal, just like what Dorie had warned.

Salade Niçoise [niˈswaz] gets its name from its hometown Nice and comprises tomatoes, potatoes, green beans, lettuce, hard-boiled eggs, Nicoise olives, anchovies and dressed with a vinaigrette. Of course, this dish cannot do without tuna which is the salad’s linchpin and it seems that traditionally, canned tuna is used. Suits me real fine as it is so much easier to use canned tuna. Hah! I had wanted to omit the olives since my family does not appreciate them but thought it wouldn’t be a true blue Salade Niçoise if it is without them. And, I’m glad I added them because the combination works really well.

20131003-213411.jpg

So, I didn’t bother to lay them in order. I thought a mess can be nice too.

20131003-213505.jpg

Mom gave us some snow crab and this completes our meal.

This is a weekly attempt at French food via French Fridays with Dorie. If you are interested in French cooking, why not join us?

conversation with Dorie Greenspan.

Advertisements

17 thoughts on “FFWD | Salade Niçoise

  1. WOW, snow crab? 🙂 Lucky! my husband is jealous !! 🙂 Your salad looks great, and I hope you will try olives with different things now. Have a great weekend!

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

w

Connecting to %s