Caramelised celeriac mash with spiced walnuts

8
45 minutes

Ingredients

Spiced walnuts

  • 2 tbsp of honey
  • 1/2 tsp ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 tsp nutmeg, microplaned
  • 100g of walnuts
  • salt

Caramelised celeriac mash

  • 1 celeriac, peeled and diced
  • 50g of butter
  • 100ml of milk
  • salt
  • pepper

Method

1
Preheat the oven to 180°C/gas mark 4
2
Place the honey, cinnamon and nutmeg in a small saucepan and heat until the honey begins to bubble. Add the walnuts, stirring to coat, and season with salt. Spread the walnuts on a baking tray lined with parchment paper and bake for 10 minutes, stirring every few minutes. Allow to cool, then finely chop
  • 100g of walnuts
  • salt
  • 2 tbsp of honey
  • 1/2 tsp ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 tsp nutmeg, microplaned
3
For the celeriac purée, heat the butter in a large saucepan over a moderate heat. When hot, add the celeriac and season with salt. Cook for 20–25 minutes until the celeriac is soft and has a deep golden colour
  • 50g of butter
  • 1 celeriac, peeled and diced
4
Add the milk to the saucepan and bring to a simmer for a few minutes. Scrape the bottom of the pan well, then transfer everything to a blender. Blend until smooth, adding a little more milk if needed
  • 100ml of milk
5
Taste and adjust the seasoning as necessary. Serve hot with the chopped walnuts on top
  • pepper
  • salt