- 18-24 Cornish or Jersey new potatoes
New potatoes have thin, wispy skins and a crisp, waxy texture. They are young potatoes and…
- 2-3 bay leaves
- 25g butter
Butter is made when lactic-acid producing bacteria are added to cream and churned to make an…
- bunch of spring onions, chopped
Also known as scallions or green onions, spring onions are in fact very young onions, harvested…
- 4 slices smoked streaky bacon
- 1 tbsp olive oil
Probably the most widely-used oil in cooking, olive oil is pressed from fresh olives. It's…
- sea salt and freshly ground black pepper
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Scrub new potatoes well and rinse in cold water. Cook in boiling salted water for 15-20 minutes with bay leaves until tender.
Meanwhile, preheat the grill to high. Melt butter in a small pan, add a bunch of spring onions, chopped and cook gently for 1-2 minutes to soften.
Grill the smoked streaky bacon until crisp and golden, drain on kitchen paper, then break into small pieces.
Drain the potatoes and toss with the spring onions, olive oil, some sea salt and freshly ground black pepper. Put the potatoes in a warmed serving dish and top with the bacon pieces. Drizzle with more olive oil if needed.