Parsnip Hash Browns

These crispy hash browns can be made ahead and reheated from frozen – ideal for unexpected Christmas visitors Ready in 25-35 minutes Easily serves 6 Ingredients: 450g waxy potato (such as Charlotte) 350g parsnip or other root veg 1 small onion, halved and thinly sliced 1 garlic clove, finely chopped 1 egg, beaten 4-5 tbsp sunflower oil To serve 6…

Parsnip & Maple Syrup Cake

The new carrot cake! Prep: 20 mins Cook: 45 mins Easily serves 8 Ingredients: 175g butter, plus extra for greasing 250g Demerara sugar 100ml maple syrup 3 large eggs 250g self-raising flour 2 tsp baking powder 2 tsp mixed spice 250g parsnips, peeled and grated 1 medium eating apple, peeled, cored and grated 50g pecans, roughly chopped zest and juice 1 small orange icing…

Parsnip Soup With Parsley Cream

Prep: 40 mins Cook: 45 mins Easily serves 6 Ingredients: 1 tbsp olive oil 1 onion, finely chopped 700g parsnips, cut into chunks 400ml milk 400ml vegetable stock 3 bay leaves For the parsley puree & cream 2 x 80g packs curly parsley 150ml double cream 150ml whipping cream, whipped to soft peaks For the garnish 1 parsnip, cut into small cubes…

Leek, Cheese & Potato Tortilla

A quick, thick Spanish omelette that’s a great way to use up leftover potatoes and cheese Prep: 10 mins cook: 12 mins Easily serves 4 butter, for frying 1 leek, thinly sliced 225g potatoes,  cooked and cooled (about 1-2 medium size ones) 6 eggs 85g cheddar 1 tbsp sage, finely chopped (or 1 tsp dried sage), optional Melt a knob of butter…

Leek & Herb Stuffed Jackets

Bored of the usual baked potato fillings? These can be started off in the microwave to speed things up, then baked with a creamy leek mixture Prep: 5 mins Cook: 30 mins Easy serves 4 2 leeks, sliced 4 baking potatoes, pricked with a fork 150g tub garlic and herb soft cheese 1 egg, beaten small handful parsley Heat…

A Savoury Rhubarb Recipe

Ingredients: 1 onion 500g Rhubarb 2 cloves garlic Handful of raisins Splash of white wine/apple juice (Optional extra seasoning: cinnamon, cayenne pepper, honey, soy) 500g cooked rice (cook 250g raw rice) Handful of toasted almonds Method: Chop the onion, garlic and rhubarb. (Aim for approx 1cm chunks of rhubarb). Fry the onion in a large…

Savoury crepes verdi

“Here is my recipe for using up excess greens! Too many leaves in your veg box? Left some tasty greens for too long in your fridge? Fear not – you can still create a delicious and nutritious meal from them”, said Tom Ingredient: Greens (spinach, kale, chard, any green leaves really!). You can use anything…