Very different tasting "mashed potato" recipe. The bay leaf added a new taste for me...reminiscent of a pot roast cooked potato! I really enjoyed using the hazelnut oil...I have some I received as a gift, and was hoping for a recipe to make this with. I will make these the next time I have pot roast! Made for Zaar 123 Hit Wonders.
5 Stars, great mashed potatoes, substituting hazelnut oil for most of the butter! The bay leaves added a subtle twist to differentiate this from other mashed potato recipes. I used baby Yukon Gold potatoes, which taste like they've been buttered before any butter has been added. The hazelnut oil, at $8.59 for 8 ounces, was a luxury ingredient that was hard to find; I noted that walnut oil was priced almost 50% less. The drizzled hazelnut oil added a glistening touch to these potatoes, and a subtle taste accent. Thanks for posting, bluemoon downunder, I shall continue stalking your recipes, it means happy eating for me. Made for Every Day is a Holiday tag.