Of late, I have come to the conclusion that tuna is redundant in a salade Niçoise. This is purely personal and I know that some aficionados would heartily disagree with me. It’s just that I don’t think cooked tuna is anything to write home about – and I’ve even tried cooking my own in olive oil. So, as long as the anchovies used are of superior quality, I say just up the quantity and ditch the tuna.
The other ingredients are also a matter for debate. Rather than say what I th