Garlic and Basil Mashed Potato

You know that moment when you’re hungry and you’re thinking: Now today I had a plan, the plan was not mashed potato. It was sautéed potato. I realised half way through the sauté-ing process that I really should have boiled them first. So I boiled them. By the time I remembered to check on them,…

(S)Mashed Potato with Tomato Sauce

When brother is home I use him expect his dependability in very specific roles: Pest exterminator, lighstaber duel opponent, tv watching companion, family debate neutraliser, and of course, potato masher. Practically born a geologist, his attention to detail ensures beyond satisfactory levels of potato mashed-ness. And so before he deserts me to his northern home…

Potato Mice

Here we have a mouse.  Not any kind of mouse,  a jacket potato mouse inspired by a recipe in an Annabel Karmel cookbook. We roasted some potatoes after generously painting the potato with olive oil-there were some very enthusiastic painters. We could have used our hands I guess, but we have a pink food brush…

Yoghurty-Cumin Baked Potato

Probably the first of many baked potato variations to enter our blog. This particular version had the good fortune to witness a rather entertaining session of Pakistan batting and England dropping catches (three and counting). This was a bit of an improvised spin on SFizzles classic cumin-baked-potato recipe. I decided it needed a topping. Also…