I have added a pinch of salt, small piece of butter and 1 x 15ml of crème fraiche to my mash, but there are many variation you can try. (see later slides)
Spoon the mash on top of the base, starting around the edge and working to the centre.
Smooth down the top and make a pattern with a fork.
Bake for 20 – 30 minutes on gas mark 5 / 190. Garnish.
Alternative Potato Toppings Potato topping potato plus 1 from: Add 1 or 2 from: Sweet potato Carrot Swede Parsnip Total 500g Grated cheese egs cheddar, Parmesan, Red Leicester, Somerset Blue Crème fraiche Salad onion Caramelised onion Garlic Chopped herbs egs parsley, chives Pesto Horseradish sauce Butter Milk Salt and pepper The next slides show a topping made from potato and sweet potato with the added ingredients of Cheddar cheese and Horseradish sauce.
Peel approx. 250g potatoes and 250g sweet potatoes. Cut into medium sized chunks.
Cover with cold water and bring to the boil with a lid on the pan. Boil for 15-20 minutes. When cooked, a sharp knife should slip in easily.