Monday November 30, 2020

The Chef

A dish in praise of parsnips

21st November, 2009

Parsnips get a bad press. It’s rarely you meet anyone who would say that this is their favourite vegetable, but I think they are fantastic. They have that sweetness and a flavour that’s almost spicy.

Now big, woody hunks of parsnip, boiled to blazes and slopped on to a plate, are a different thing altogether. They are associated with childhood - and that’s what puts so many people off.


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