This month, the Crazy Cooking Challenge is to make mashed potatoes. I think my recipe is awesome (of course), but doing the usual, I entered the term into Google, chose pages from South Africa, and came up with a recipe from Real Men Can Cook. The recipe is written just like I imagine Fritz would speak. I decided to make lamb shanks for Dave’s birthday for the competition running on yuppiechef. Jamie Oliver suggests a celeriac and potato mash to go with it. But, celeriac is not in season in South Africa. I chose to use this recipe for the mash. I would definitely try it again with the baking powder, but I would use my ricer as I prefer not mashing them with a hand held masher.
- 1 potato per person, peeled and quartered
- 15mls cream
- 15g butter
- 1.25mls baking powder
- salt to season
- boil the potatoes in salted water for 20 minutes – or until cooked
- strain the potatoes
- wipe out your pot and add the cream and the butter
- add the potatoes and the baking powder and some salt
- mash them using a potato masher – you may need to add a bit more cream at this stage
- check the seasoning and adjust to suit your palate
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