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Food

Pomme Purée

Gordon Ramsay

Lesson time 18:48 min

Gordon’s perfect mashed potatoes rely on a waxy potato and potato ricer. Learn how to choose the right type of potato, infuse your cream with flavor, and achieve a smooth and creamy purée.

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4.7
Students give MasterClass an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars.

I have learned new ways to cook I just love his style. I have not tried to cook yet, I think the first one will be the chicken and the mash potato. Thank you

Gordon was super clear, paced well, and talked through techniques with equipment as well as ingredients - gave context. How nice to see him in this relaxed setting really engaged with you - a good teacher.

Gordon’s recipes were exceptional in this class. The crispy chicken salad was a hit with my family. Some ingredients were hard to source thought..

Learning technique and gaining satisfaction from perfecting a recipe.


Comments

Bertha C.

Very much I learned how to make a delicious mash potatoes. I am so glad that my daughter Jenn has given me the MasterClass as a Mother Day present.I can not stop watching!

Joyce Kidd

The finished mashed potatoes looked delicious. Even if I don't use his exact recipe, I picked up some good tips, i.e., cutting potatoes in uniform pieces, start in cold water, etc. Gordon makes everything look so easy but I know it wouldn't go so seamlessly for me. Still I enjoy watching him cook.

Nadine M.

Disappointed to find this was a potato recipe, rather than an apple recipe. If you're going to be pretentious at least do it correctly. Pomme de terre is potato in French. Pomme is an apple.

Sulfurous

Hi, I've done this recipe twice now and it is causing me nausea and vomitting. What am I doing wrong? They tasted great though that's the sad part. Thanks

Rachel G.

Those mashed potatoes do not look smooth at all, you can see the lumps!! What a scam

Laura

I want to lick every bowl, pan and utensil he sets aside! I love this recipe!

A fellow student

The lemon (or citrus) salt. Is it just simply putting zest into Maldon quality salt and letting that mingle for a bit? How long? Would it need refrigeration?

A fellow student

"Potatoes into a pan. LITERALLY in." Glad he clarified, I usually metaphorically place my potatoes in a pan. For God's sake Gordon - you're a genius with food - Why would you use "literally" so goddamn poorly? You sound like a third grader trying to sound intelligent.

Sara L.

I finally made the potato puree and they were delicious! I have never tried infusing the cream with flavor before adding it to my potatoes and I don't think I'll ever go back. I only used the bay leaves and garlic from the recipe in the PDF and it was fantastic. I might try adding an herb next time, too, just to see what we like best. Great lesson!

boris

It sounds like the classes are aimed at our American friends and not the Brits. The Yukon potatoes is not something that is sold commonly in the UK. Also the reference to temperature in Fahrenheit ? What da F....? If this is only for Yanks then you should not sell it to Europeans!!! Annoying...