Recipes from England: Perfect Mashed Potatoes

Recipes from England

Perfect Mashed Potatoes

Country: England
Course: Side
Makes: 4-6 servings


  • 2 lbs red skinned potatoes, peeled and cut into chunks
  • 2 1/2 tsp salt
  • 2 oz butter
  • 4 tbsp whole milk
  • 2 tbsp creme fraiche
  • Salt and freshly ground black pepper to taste


  1. Boil the potatoes until tender and drain. Sprinkle with salt, then add the butter, milk and creme fraiche. Beat until creamy and fluffy. Adjust seasonings as necessary.