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Two Fat Ladies: Gastronomic Adventures (with Motorbike and Sidecar)

Two Fat Ladies

By Jennifer Paterson and Clarissa Dickson Wright

Published 1996

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A really good potato salad, green with herbs and well dressed – not that disgusting mess that is sold in tubs, covered in some terrible white glue – is always a welcome dish outdoors.


If you can, buy new Jersey potatoes, which to my mind cannot be beaten. But whichever potatoes you buy, let them be firm and waxy. Simply boil them in their skins. Have ready a large bowl with a sufficient quantity of best olive oil to dress the amount of potatoes you have cooked generously, and season with salt, freshly ground pepper and the tiniest bit of white wine vinegar. Peel the potatoes