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Buttermilk mashers with St.Bernardus cheese

Serves: 4 persons


1 kg potatoes, a pinch of salt, 75 cl buttermilk, 1 tbsp flour, 150 g farm butter, pepper, salt, nutmeg

Finishing touches: St.Bernardus cheese, fresh grey shrimps (peeled), 1 egg (poached)

Buttermilk mashers with St.Bernardus cheese
Buttermilk mashers with St.Bernardus cheese


Peel the potatoes, cut into pieces and cook until done with a pinch of salt. Heat the buttermilk with the flour. Melt the butter into a beurre noisette. Mash the potatoes and add the boiling buttermilk and the beurre noisette (set some aside for garnishing) while stirring until everything is nicely mixed. Season with pepper, salt and nutmeg.

Finishing touches

Serve the mash in a soup plate. Add some St.Bernardus cheese or some freshly peeled grey shrimps. Garnish with a poached egg and some beurre noisette.

Serve with St.Bernardus Prior 8!


This recipe was made by Dirk Ghyselinck of In De Zon (De Klijte, Belgium) for our book "75 years St.Bernardus: a brewery hidden in the hop fields". Have you used any of our beers in your own tasty recipe? Share it with us at and who knows, your efforts may well be rewarded.

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