First of mashed potatoes Europeans read in the middle of XVII century in the book doctor Alexander Ekskvemelin “Pirates of America. Wild potatoes was a little bitter, and Peruvian Indians invented technology to remove unpleasant taste. Tubers were scattered on the ground and left in the open air until they fry in the sun. then soaking in the rain. finally, do not freeze during the cold night. Thereafter woman trampled potatoes bare feet, releasing from the skin. and it turned a dish called
“chuño”. Actually , the French and later called his mashed potatoes (from the French puree – pounded, clean).
- Olive Oil
Clean the potatoes and onions.
Put the potatoes in cold water and add 1 tablespoon of salt.
Leave it to cook 40 minutes on a normal temperature.
Cut onions to medium pieces.
Add 3 tablespoons of Olive Oil in a frying pan. Heat up it and add onions.
Ready onions put in a container.
Potatoes are ready! Pour the water.
Now add the butter and half a glass of milk. All mix and if you want to add more milk. Stirred until the potatoes will not be one air mass.
Then put mashed potatoes on a plate. Put on top of a little onion.