Making mashed potatoes is one of life's pleasures, the ultimate comfort food, fluffy, creamy mash is the perfect accompaniment to sausages or pie or mopping up delicious sauces.
Here we show you how to get creative by making your mashed potatoes four different ways. From mixing your mash up with pumpkin and sage to cabbage and leek, or making them extra creamy with cheese. Mash isn't just the domain of white potatoes either, try making up a healthy sweet potato mash.
And when it comes to spare mash we even have a delicious recipe to turn your leftovers into light fluffy pancakes.
And if you're wondering what to do with all those potato peelings the kitchn have come up with the novel idea of roasting them and turning them into pre-dinner crunchy snacks.
Mix up your mash with pumpkin and sage to capture those autumnal/winter comfort flavours.
Ths Irish style side dish mixes in cabbage and leeks for some extra interest inside your mash.
Keep things simple with this easy recipe for mashed potatoes with cream cheese and butter. Just be careful not to over mash, but just till velvety soft.
Looking for a healthier option? Try sweet potato mash ready in just 20 minutes and will add some extra colour to your final dish.
And after all that mashing if you've got some mash spare, you can always try making these delicious mashed potato pancakes and maple syrup.