Mashed Potatoes

Preparation info

  • Should Serve

    4

    . Frequently does not
    • Difficulty

      Easy

Appears in

Good Food For Bad Days

Good Food For Bad Days

By Jack Monroe

Published 2020

  • About

In the inimitable but oft-imitated (as you see here) style of the greatly missed and dearly beloved Anthony Bourdain

If you’ve ever wondered why restaurant mashed potatoes are so irresistibly delicious, it’s because they are generally one-part butter to three-part potato. I remember making them for the first time in a restaurant kitchen in Exmouth Market, transfixed by just how much butter a pile of potatoes could take. These potatoes, a tweak on an Anthony Bourdain recipe, are my f