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Ep 4 - Mashed potato

Mashed potato (

Makes 6

2kg Agria potatoes
100gr butter, cubed
125ml milk, hot
125ml cream, hot
pinch nutmeg
1 tlbs chopped parsley or chives
salt and pepper to taste

In a large pot, cover the potatoes with cold salted water and bring to the boil.

Simmer until just past tender. Drain and pass through a potato ricer or mash with a potato masher. Add the butter to the hot milk and cream. Return the mashed potato to the heat and add the milk, cream and butter and stir until the
mixture is smooth and creamy (all of the liquid may not be needed, depending on how starchy the potatoes are). Add the nutmeg and chopped herbs and season to taste