Dyan's very easy Creamy Mint Potato Salad

 |   |  <1 min read

Dyan's very easy Creamy Mint Potato Salad

Dyan offers this one (and another salad) for the summer months, and also notes she is an obesity expert!

She says "it is a matter of extreme mirth to all my friends & family that I should be an obesity expert as i am a legendary eater and a damn fine cook and pastry chef. But I am a strong believer that if you make food out of good products, and never lose your innate taste for 'exercise' or what we used to call 'playing outside' (we are all born with it and PE teachers drive it out of successive generations) then everything else takes care of itself."

This seems astonishingly sensible --- and her recipes are terrific. Cheers to you Dyan.

(Dyan says this will serve two, but we got four servings out of it. Adjust as necessary)

INGREDIENTS

10 new potatoes

3/4 cup fresh raw peas

1/4 cup fresh mint

1 ripe avacado

1/4 cup mayonnaise

METHOD

Steam the potatoes, skins on, and allow to cool entirely. Shell peas, chop mint, chop avacado and add homemade (or if you are not that organised, good quality gourmet) mayonnaise. Serve well chilled.

Salt & pepper to taste. Serve with salmon, or whatever is coming off the barbecue.

And with a crisp white wine at a guess?

Share It

Your Comments

post a comment

More from this section   Recipes articles index

Wicked Chicken: soul funk for the barbecue

Wicked Chicken: soul funk for the barbecue

Many years ago Rhino Records -- a reissue label out of LA -- put out a booklet-cum-CD package of old soul and funk with an eating theme, specifically food for barbecues. Tracks on the CDs... > Read more

THE GREAT NEW ZEALAND COOKBOOK: The Food We Love from 80 of Our Finest Cooks, Chefs and Bakers (Thom and PQ Blackwell)

THE GREAT NEW ZEALAND COOKBOOK: The Food We Love from 80 of Our Finest Cooks, Chefs and Bakers (Thom and PQ Blackwell)

When Murray Thom has an idea it is always smart to listen, his track record is impeccable. This is the man who -- in the Eighties -- became the youngest head of a record company in the world... > Read more

Elsewhere at Elsewhere

GUEST WRITER SUSAN EPSKAMP comes cold to the Clash

GUEST WRITER SUSAN EPSKAMP comes cold to the Clash

First, I should point out the Clash broke up before I was born and I'd not even heard much of them before I watched Danny Garcia’s film, The Rise and Fall of The Clash, at Elsewhere's... > Read more

Can, Tago Mago (1971)

Can, Tago Mago (1971)

Only a rare band could count among its admirers and proselytisers the young Johnny Rotten, David Bowie and Brian Eno, eccentric UK rocker Julian Cope, and Bobby Gillespie of Primal... > Read more