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Mashed Potato

You just can’t beat smooth and creamy mash potato for lip smacking taste! Follow this easy recipe below and give it a twist with apples, pesto or mustard.


  • 700g (1lb 9oz) floury potatoes, peeled and cut into chunks
  • 150 ml (¼pt) milk
  • salt
  • freshly ground black pepper


  1. Cook the potatoes in a pan of lightly salted boiling water.
  2. Cover with a lid and simmer for 20 minutes or until tender.
  3. Drain the potatoes and return to the pan.
  4. In another pan bring the milk to the boil.
  5. Pour the milk over the potatoes and mash until smooth.
  6. Season to taste and serve immediately.


Just a few simple ingredients can transform this classic mashed potato into the perfect partner for any dish:

Apple Mashed Potato
Add a grated red skinned eating apple, tossed in a little lemon juice to the mash just before serving.

Horseradish Mashed Potato for Roast Beef
Try adding a teaspoon or two of horseradish sauce to the mash just before serving with British Beef.

Pesto or Mustard Mashed Potato
Stir in 1-2 teaspoons of pesto or mustard per person.

Caramelised Onion Mashed Potato
Add caramelised onions to a bowl of mash to serve with beef casserole,

Herb Mashed Potato
Mix in chopped fresh herbs such as oregano or dill, which are delicious with chicken or fish, or try basil or thyme if you're serving the mash with a tomato-based dish