Faced with criticism, Cyril Lignac reviews his recipe for Niçoise salad – archyde

Pain au chocolat versus chocolatine, the pineapple pizza and now the nicoise salad? The traditional culinary specialty of the city of the Alpes-Maritimes may well have entered the pantheon of back kitchen debates. At the heart of this controversy, the recipe proposed by Cyril Lignac for his program "Tous en cuisine". While he had changed the composition of the dish, the chef was forced to backtrack in the face of the controversy, details The Parisian.

It all started on August 14, on the show's website and on social networks, we discover the program of the show "Tous en Cuisine", hosted by Cyril Lignac and Jérôme Anthony for the week of August 24 to 28 . For his return to the air, the chef will notably prepare pasta with carbonara, a strawberry mille-feuille or a Niçoise salad. Each time, Internet users can discover the list of ingredients. Thus, they can do their shopping before the show and prepare the dishes live. Yes, but now, as far as the Niçoise salad is concerned, nothing is going well.

Indeed, as we can see below, specialists quickly cry blasphemy. Why ? Among the ingredients, we discover green beans, potatoes or what it takes to create a parmesan crumble. So many ingredients that do not appear in the "real" recipe for the Niçoise salad.

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Cyril Lignac goes back

Critics are piling up over the days on social networks. From his kitchen, Cyril Lignac is accused of "culinary terrorism" or of not respecting the "culinary heritage" … Some even implore him: "Do not defile our culture." Others also offer to explain the real recipe to him. Comments which will therefore have found a listening ear on the side of M6. A new list of ingredients went online on Friday August 21. A publication that has been welcomed with pleasure by many Internet users.

Cyril Lignac can be reassured by the idea that he is not the first chef to break his teeth on a dish of traditional Nice cuisine. Before him, the pissaladière revisited by Hélène Darroze had already been "warmly" received.

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