This is a perfect Russian salad recipe to combat the heat. When the temperature rises, the body craves fresh and light dishes, and this dish is one of the most consumed summer plates. Did you know that the real Russian salad is called Olivier salad? In Spain, the Russian salad can be prepared with a wide variety of ingredients, even with herring. However, the traditional Russian salad will always include potatoes and other vegetables that you can change depending on your taste. And, of course, it is mixed with mayonnaise, either homemade or from the bottle.
Background: In its beginnings, this dish was known as an Imperial Russian salad in Spain, a gourmet recipe composed of partridge, salmon and caviar. Eventually, its successor, the Russian salad recipe, triumphed. Its ingredients were the available and economical vegetables. Now the Russian salad is the triumphant tapas of the bars and a good dish to share among friends.