We are still working our way down the rows of parsnips and carrots left in the veg garden. Both have been exceptionally good - then we have ideal soil here. Loam with no stones - in fact, if we find a stone it is a cause for celebration!
This parsnip is a record breaker. 3 lbs, over 24 inches long. These kitchen tiles are 12 in squares.
Or in another measurement - at least two pans of soup per parsnip!
Here is a recipe I tried today:
700g of chopped parsnips
2 cloves of garlic
Onions and garlic are gently fried and you add:
1 tsp of curry powder
1 tsp each of cumin, turmeric, coriander and ginger.
Simmer with 1 litre plus of veg (or chicken ) stock for about 45 mins and then blitz.
It is quite thick and I have been adding more water with each serving.
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