Steam the potatoes and when cool enough to handle, push off the skins and quarter. Meanwhile, have the bacon pieces quickly fried.
Make a dressing with the oil, vinegar and seasoning and turn the warm potatoes in this. Sprinkle with the bacon and put with the spring onions and the dandelion leaves.
‘Will your Ladyship have a potato pie? Tis a good stirring dish for an old lady after a Long Lent.’
Love’s Cure or the Martial Maidby John Fletcher, 1623.
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