Saturday, May 21, 2011

Perfect Mashed Potatoes

  • Wash, peel and rinse potatoes. 
  • Boil in salted water for 20 minutes. 
  • Drain well.
  • Cover with lid, and leave potatoes to dry off inside their pan for a few minutes over a low heat.
  • Move potatoes into a clean pan.
  • Put potatoes through a ricer, sieve, or potato masher.
  • Add 1oz of butter for every 1lb of potatoes in pan.
  • Stir in well with a wooden spoon.
  • Gradually add about 2 tablespoons of cold milk and stir in well.
  • Check and adjust seasoning.
  • Place in a serving dish in a dome shape.
  • Use a fork to score the surface.


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