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Friday, January 23, 2015

How to make the creamiest mashed potato

The latest episode of Kitchen Hacks is all about how to make the creamiest mashed potatoes. I look at 3 methods and show you which is best as well as give you 4 tips on how to prepare your potatoes before mashing.
How to make the creamiest mashed potatoes

Top tips: 
  1. Cut your potatoes into even-sized chunks; this ensures even cooking.
  2. Cut your potatoes into larger rather than smaller chunks - cutting larger chunks will avoid too much water being absorbed into the potatoes before mashing.
  3. Add the potatoes to cold water and boil it from cold - this ensures even cooking through the potatoes.
  4. After draining, leave the potatoes in the colander for 3-4 minutes to ensure that all the excess water has drained from them.

Here's the video:

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