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Winter is just about here.
The crisp air builds a craving for…
Snowy white parsnips, knobby celeriac, sweet potatoes and also the elusive parsley root. Many of my favorite cold weather comfort foods fall right onto the table for Thanksgiving.
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I am keeping this post short, due to the holiday ahead, but just enough to share one of my favorite holiday recipes with you.
Since Thanksgiving is all about thankfulness and gratitude…
I want to thank all of my followers and new ones for sticking by while I run circles trying to find the time to post here. And for the many features I have been in over these last few months. Thank You!
It seems like ages since I was last here. I hope that you are all well.
Here is my recipe for a savory root pudding. Delicious!
If you are not one to favor parsnip or celeriac, you can choose your favorite starchy comforts for this one.
So here you go. Enjoy!
I wish you all very Happy Thanksgiving!
Sweet Potato, Parsnip & Celeriac Pudding [serves 6-8]
1 ¾ pounds sweet potato, peeled & cubed into 1” pieces
½ pound parsnip, peeled & cubed into 1/2 “ pieces
1/3 pound celeriac, peeled & cubed into 1/2 “ pieces
4 Tablespoons butter, unsalted
½ cup buttermilk
4 eggs, beaten
1 cup cream
½ cup parmesan, finely grated
¼ cup almond flour
2 teaspoons baking powder
2 teaspoon sugar
1 teaspoon sea salt
1 cup ricotta
1. Place roots in a medium stockpot and cover with lightly salted water by an inch.
2. Bring to a gentle simmer and cook until roots are tender, drain.
3. Return to the pot and heat; stirring to evaporate excess moisture.
4. Puree in a food processor with milk and butter until smooth.
5. Place puree in a large bowl and whisk in remaining ingredients except ricotta.
6. Pour mixture in a buttered baking dish and dollop with ricotta.
7. Bake in a 350ºF oven for 25-30 minutes or until top is golden and centers is set.
*Note: If you choose different roots, make sure you have about 3 ½ cups total volume for this recipe.