Bangers and Mash

Just like my mother makes me. Can't go wrong with this!


1. Heat the butter and the oil in a pan, on mdeium heat, adding the onions and garlic once the oil is hot enough. Cook for 4 minutes.

2. Add the sugar, cooking for 2 minutes.

3. Add the thyme and cook gently until the sauce had reduced by two-thirds. Then add the beef stock and reduce further by four-fifths.

1. Cook the potatoes in a pan of boiling water for 20 mintues.

2. Season with salt and pepper before adding the milk, cream and butter.

3. Then simply mash the ingredients together until smooth.

1. Fry the sausages for about 10 minutes in a pan of oil.

Serve all together.


Double Cream 100ml
Milk 100ml
Peeled Potatoes Cut Into Chunks 1kg
Sugar 1 Teaspoon
Fresh Thyme 1 Teaspoon
Chopped Garlic Cloves 2
Sliced Onions 4
Olive Oil 1 Teaspoon
Unsalted Butter 50g
Butter 20g
Sausages 12

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someone forgot to add the beef stock to the list of ingredients! Whoops!
How much beef stock??
1 cube ov stock :)
Thanks, Tried out this recipe and my hubby reckons it's the best he's tasted and he can be hard to please!
Excellent recipe, great tasting gravy and mash, Tried it with Aberdeen Angus Sausages and it worked surprisingly well.
For a perfect mash seasoning , just add some nutmeg ! :-)
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