Classic English potato salad


Wondering how they prepare their potato salad in the old England? Read British potato salad how to.


1 1⁄2 lb potato (new potatoes best)
3⁄4 c cream (heavy cream, doubld cream or sour cream)
2 T chives (fresh chives, finely chopped)
2 T parsley (optional, fresh leaves, finely chopped)
1 T lemon juice (optional, freshly squeezed)
  pepper (freshly ground black pepper)
  salt (to taste)
  water (to boil potatoes)


  1. Wash and peel potatoes. Cut into chunks and cook in a large pot of salted water until tender, not mushy, less than 15 minutes. Drain and allow to cool.
  2. Place potatoes into a bowl.
  3. Mix in the mayonnaise and sour cream. Carefully mix in all the ingredients, adding salt and pepper to taste.
  4. Serve cold.
10 servings
Preparation time
Cooking time
Total time
35 minutes