Potato Salad

Preparation info
  • Serves


    • Difficulty


Appears in
Soho Cooking

By Alastair Little

Published 1999

  • About

This salad is best when the potatoes are dressed while still hot. The difference between this recipe and the more normal practice of tossing old cooked potatoes in a commercial mayonnaise is enormous; you might be forgiven for not recognising it as the same dish.


  • 2 kg large new potatoes
  • salt and pepper


Scrub the new potatoes until they are nearly peeled. A wire pan scourer is brilliant for this. Place in a pan and cover with cold water, at least 3 cm above the spuds, add salt and bring to the boil. While this is happening, make the dressing.

Put all the dressing ingredien