Preparation info
  • Serves


    • Difficulty


Appears in
The Daily Mail Modern British Cookbook

By Alastair Little and Richard Whittington

Published 1998

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  • 1 kg/ lb floury potatoes
  • salt and pepper
  • 200


Peel the potatoes and cut them into uniform chunks, then boil them in lots of lightly salted water until just done, about 20 minutes. Drain through a colander and return to the pan, shaking over a low heat to drive off all moisture. Be careful not to burn them. Mash thoroughly. Taste and add more salt if necessary.

Put on a large pan of salted water to boil for the gnocchi. Beat the sel