Saffron Mash

With its subtle flavour and golden colour Lotte Duncan's saffron mash makes a simple but unusual vegetable side-dish
By Lotte Duncan
Saffron Mash
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  • Serves: 6
  • Cook Time: 15 minutes
  • Prep Time: 15 minutes
  • Effort: easy

Ingredients

main

  • 900 g floury potatoes, such as King Edwards or Maris Piperpeeled and evenly diced
  • 150 ml double cream
  • pinch of strands saffron
  • 55 g butter
  • black pepper

Method

1. Boil or steam the diced potatoes until tender and drain if boiling.

2. Meanwhile, heat the cream and the saffron in a small saucepan to just below boiling point. Remove from the heat and set aside to infuse.

3. Place the cooked potato in a saucepan and cook gently over a very low heat to dry out.

4. Mash the potatoes and add the saffron cream and the butter. Season with salt and freshly ground pepper and serve.

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