I was greatly influenced by my mother who went to culinary school. She learned many tips and tricks about food art, and that’s where I picked up some interesting things.
The finished product should resemble a Hedgehog, in German it is an Igel
5 peeled potatoes, boiled
1/2 tsp salt
1/2 tsp nutmeg
1/2 cup melted butter
1/2 cup warm milk
2 medium onions and butter for frying
Cut up the onions, fry them in butter until brown, but not burned.
Boil potatoes, then mix all ingredients, except onions with a hand mixer
Put the mashed potato mixture on an oval platter. Make a form of a critter. Eyes are cloves, a juniper berry or pepper corn is the nose. It should resemble a Hedgehog
Goes great with Bavarian Pork Roast