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Mashed potatoes

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Origin of dish:  UK
Type of cooking:  Hob
Preparation time: 5 minutes
Cooking time: 25 minutes

    Plain potatoes
    Butter and milk
    Salt, pepper and nutmeg


Wash, peel, chop and cook the potatoes in salty water until soft. Chop them up smaller for faster cooking. Mash with a good-sized chunk of butter and milk, adding more milk to soften the mixture if required. Season to taste and add a couple of pinches of nutmeg for delicious flavour.
Advice: Add onions, spinach and mustard for a variation on plain mash.

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