This salad is the creation of a French chef, M. Olivier, who in the 1860s opened a fashionable restaurant in Moscow called The Hermitage. Salad Olivier is known all over the world, it is also called Russian salad in some countries. Olivie is a simple must on the New Year table, as well as on 8th of March and any other special event with family gatherings. Main difference in versions come from meat kinds – poultry, veal, beef or sausages.priate.
Variation: Vegetable Salad Olivier Omit the chicken or veal to make a delicious meatless side dish.