- 8 large potatoes, peeled and cut into chunks
- 1/2 pint single cream (light cream or half-and-half)
- 3 good knobs (tablespoons) butter
- Salt and freshly ground black pepper
- Pinch nutmeg, optional
Cook the potatoes in boiling salted water until tender.
Drain and mash until smooth. Add the cream, butter, seasoning, and nutmeg and mix well into your lovely mashed potato.