There are many ways to make mashed potatoes as well as using mashed potatoes to create another dish such as potato cakes, shepherd's pie, gnocchi and more. Here are various recipes for you to try!
Potatoes combine energy-giving complex carbohydrates with plenty of vitamin C, fibre and potassium. They're filling and, if sensibly prepared, low in fat.
This is yummy and creamy mashed potato with cheese and garlic.
Comfort food for the Brit inside you; sausages fried then baked with gravy and mashed potatoes. You can choose your sausages. My grandmother always used the thick beef ones then sliced them in half lengthways for the baking.
A friend of mine cooked this one night and I have never been a big seafood eater but I couldn't believe how good the flavours were all together. Its something I often cook now. Its fantastic and easy! Look for the smoked cod in lengths. You get 2 cuts per length.
This is a delicious dish you that is impressive enough to serve at dinner parties but simple enough to make for your family. Tender lamb steaks combine beautifully with the flavours of cumin, spinach, creamy potato and sweet red wine sauce.
Pork is the number-one dietary source of thiamin; it offers impressive amounts of other B vitamins as well. And pork is now far leaner than it used to be.
There are so many types of pesto available now so you can choose the type you want depending on the main dish. By simply adding one tablespoon of pesto to boiled potatoes then mashing, it adds a delicious alternative with a hint of colour to the usual mash....and guess what.....the kids just love it too! You could also add some sundried tomatoes and top with a little grated Cheddar and black pepper.
A huge dish of piping hot fish pie is the ultimate in comfort food, and this version topped with a watercress mashed potatoes is no exception.
Add cabbage and leeks to simple mashed potato to boost its flavour and nutrients.
Champ is native to the North of Ireland. It's made by blending spring onions with creamy mashed potatoes. Great on its own, served steaming hot with extra butter which will melt through it.