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Parsnips
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The parsnip is a root vegetable and belongs to the carrot family. They have a long history and have grown in Europe since Roman times. The word parsnip is from the Latin ‘pastus’ meaning food and ‘sativa’ meaning cultivated. Parsnips have a delicate, sweet and slightly nutty flavour. Different varieties are available with slightly differing shapes, taste variations are marginal. Parsnips are a very good source of fiber. They also contain vitamin C, potassium and small amounts of some of the B group vitamins