- 900g Maris Piper potato, cut into chunks
The world's favourite root vegetable, the potato comes in innumerable varieties. A member of…
- 50g butter
Butter is made when lactic-acid producing bacteria are added to cream and churned to make an…
- 100ml buttermilk
There are two types of buttermilk. Traditional buttermilk is a thin, cloudy, slightly tart but…
- ½ tsp nutmeg, freshly grated
One of the most useful of spices for both sweet and savoury…
- 2 tbsp chopped mixed herb (parsley, dill, chives)
Boil the potatoes in large pan of salted water, with the lid on, for 15-20 mins until tender. Drain well, return to the pan, cover and leave to steam-dry for 1-2 mins.
Remove from the heat and mash the potatoes until smooth. Push to one side of the pan, add the butter and buttermilk, then gently heat until the butter has melted. Beat in the potato a little at a time until smooth. Add the chopped herbs and season with ground white pepper and salt.