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Parsnips Tender & True

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Long smooth roots, excellent taste and storage.  Suits lighter, sandy soilsMore details below.



Parsnips Tender & True

  • Parsnips are easy to grow even on poorer soils and are winter hardy.
  • Sow from March until mid May.
  • Row distance 35 cm or wider. Thin the plants later to a distance of 10-15cm.
  • The harvest starts in autumn but the taste improves after frost.
  • Can stay in the soil over winter.
  • Tender and True forms a long smooth root with little core.
  • Ideal for lighter soils

500 seeds Cert. Org.(GB-ORG-6)

Parsnip & Leek Mash

  • juice and finely grated zest 1/2 lemon
  • Parsley - flat leaf looks best
  • 1kg parsnips - chopped
  • 4 tbsp fromage frais
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 2 leeks thinly sliced

How to -

  • Cook the parsnips for 15 mins, until tender. Drain well, then mash with the lemon zest and the fromage frais. Keep warm.
  • Heat the oil in a non-stick frying pan. Cook the leeks over a medium heat for 6-8 mins,
  •  Stir the leeks into the parsnip mash.  Season to taste.
  • Sprinkle with parsley to garnish
  • Very good with steamed fish.
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