What to do with parsnips?

Roasted, mashed or blitzed into a soup, the root vegetable reveals its full, nutty glory,

Parsnip soup with hazelnut and thyme butter
Some may call them the ghost of carrots. But parsnips, those mysterious vegetables of autumn, have a sweet, earthy flavour all their own. With these parsnip recipes, we've roasted or mashed them to reveal their full nutty glory, or turned them into cold weather-appropriate soups.