Did you know ....
- Parsnips are native to Europe and Asia, and are related to carrots, celery and parsley.
- Parsnips become sweeter during a period of frost, as the starch is converted to sugar.
- Parsnips can be eaten either raw or cooked, in soups, stews or casseroles; as well as side vegetables, They are also used to make delicious chips
- Parsnips were a big favourite of the inhabitants of ancient Rome
- Parsnips, before harvest, are firm, but when harvested, turn soft, and are best stored in the refrigerator