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What you need:

1 oz / 25 g butter
1 1/2 lb / 600 g parsnips ( peeled & chopped roughly )
1 cooking apple ( peeled cored & chopped roughtly)
2 pints / 1.1 litres chicken stock
4 fresh sage leaves or 1/2 tsp dried sage
2 cloves
5 fl oz / 150 ml fresh single cream
fresh sage leaves or parsley & croutons to garnish.

What you do:

In a large saucepan, melt the butter then add the parsnips & apple. Cover & gently cook for 10mins, occasionally stirring.
Pour in the stock then add the sage & cloves.
Bring to the boil then cover & gently simmer for around 30 mins until the parsnips are softened.
Remove the sage leaves & cloves then leave to cool for a while, then puree in a blender or a food processor.
Pour back into the saucepan & gently reheat with the cream.
serve hot or cold with sage or parsley & croutons.

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What you need:

1 lb / 500g parsnips, peeled & cut into lengths.
2 tbsp goose fat, or vegetable oil.

Pinch of dried thyme

What to do:

Preheat the oven on 220C / 425F / gas mark 7.
Place the parsnips into a saucepan and bring to the boil. Reduce the heat and simmer for 5 mins.
Place the goose fat or cooking oil into a roasting tin then place in the oven until almost smoking hot.
Place the parsnips carefully into the hot oil, then turn them all over so they’ve all been coated with the fat. Place the parsnips into the oven for around 20 mins, turning occasionally. Sprinkle with a inch of dried thyme.
Serve hot.

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What you need:

3/4lb Parsnips (chopped)
1 onion (chopped)
1 small cooking apple (grated)
1 pint of chicken stock
1/2 oz butter / margarine
1 tbsp mild curry powder
single cream ( amount of your choice to thicken)

What you do :

Place butter in saucepan and add the chopped parsnips, chopped onions and grated apple and gently fry for 3 mins.
Add the curry powder and fry for another 2 mins.
Pour in the chicken stock and simmer for 30 mins or until cooked.
Liquidise then add enough single cream to thicken the soup.
Serve hot , with crusty bread or croutons.

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