Potato salad – a popular dish of European cuisine, mainly Czech, German and Austrian. It is a salad of boiled potatoes with the addition of other ingredients (onions, fried bacon, pickles). As the filling is used mayonnaise or vinaigrette, sometimes yogurt.
There are many recipes for potato salad. For the potato salad is usually used nerazvarivayuschiesya potato varieties to mix with the potato slices do not lose shape. Sometimes the potatoes for potato salad boiled in advance for the day, so he bought an extra toughness. In some recipes cut potatoes immediately after boiling hot as well, he better absorb marinade. To prepare the potato salad potatoes suitable for both shelled and brushed after cooking the potatoes in their skins.
Potato salad – a popular garnish for many dishes. Often served to sausages or chops and grilled fish. Potato salad is a classic garnish for Vienna shnitselyu.Takzhe this dish is very popular in the so-called “Nordic kitchen.” In addition to the main ingredient – potatoes – usually included in the salted fish fatty varieties such as mackerel and salmon. Dressed this salad with a mixture of mustard and sour cream, often served not only as a side dish, and as a separate dish.
A simple, refreshing potato salad from the Black Sea area. My grandmother served this in their inn dining room in Russia, before the “revolution”.