1. Wash and scrub potatoes
  2. Place in a steamer over a pan of water.
  3. Drain the potatoes and leave to cool.
  4. Place the cooled potatoes in a bowl with the scallions, mayonnaise, salad cream, half of the white pepper and the salt. Stir everything together to combine.
  5. Taste and add a little more seasoning if needed.
  6. Cover and refrigerate for at least 30 minutes (up to a day) before serving.
  7. Just before serving sprinkle with chopped chives and a little black pepper if you like.

Cooking time 45 minutes

Recommended Varieties

Comber Earlies


5 medium-sized New Season potatoes - Comber Earlies or Queens are ideal.
6 Scallions or a bunch of Chives and chopped very finely
6 tbsp full-fat mayonnaise
3 tbsp full-fat salad cream
¼ tsp white pepper - this is a must – it can’t be replaced with black pepper
Pinch of salt
1 tbsp chopped fresh chives - optional to garnish
Pinch of black pepper - optional