A pinch of nutmeg adds a subtle savory flavor to traditional mashed potatoes.
Rosemary and garlic Follow the recipe but add 2 large peeled cloves of garlic to the potatoes at the start of cooking. Then add 2 tsp. finely chopped fresh rosemary along with the milk and butter. This is spectacular with roast lamb.
Saffron and shallot Follow the recipe but heat only the butter. Add 1 small finely chopped shallot and cook, stirring occasionally, until soft, about 3 minutes. Add the milk and 2 pinches of saffron threads and bring to a simmer before adding the potatoes. Serve with scallops or shrimp or some poached smoked haddock.
Fresh herbs Follow the recipe and stir in 1 Tbs. each of finely chopped fresh chives, parsley, and dill just before serving. This is especially good with fish.
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