This potato salad looks extremely simple (okay, I’ll just say it: plain) compared to American potato salads full of mustard, vinegar, dill pickles, eggs, and so on. But it has a surprisingly robust character that highlights the flavor of the potato, so this is a great recipe to show off distinctive heirloom potatoes or pricey fingerlings. Don’t skimp on the chives. An entire bunch is necessary to bring out their gentle savor.
Though the Irish love floury potatoes, fluffy, floury spu