"Dear Lucien Olivier! Not for personal gain, but for the purposes culinary research and restore at least approximate the taste of Your signature dishes, salad "Olivier", created for the restaurant "Hermitage", I'm conducting this experiment. Sorry, that was not the end of the 19th century, wonderful "cook", where You could immortalize your consummate recipe. Not carried then to the grave the secrets of salad and secret ingredients, over which more than a hundred years scratching their heads the best restaurateurs! Forgive my freedom, what I read, what found that, according to tradition, added a... a... "