by Kate Martinho
Here's a simple parsnip recipe that you may like to try. A reader wrote wondering what this vegetable is called in French.
Question: What are parsnips called in France?
Answer: Hi Kate, Parsnips are called panais in French. These are usually best in winter or spring and you'll find them in soups and stews.
If they are particularly fresh, tender and young, you can try eating them raw by grating them and serving in a salad.
Here's a simple parsnip recipe that you might like:
By the way, here's a good translator tool that will come in handy if you are spending some time in France: Word Reference. It seems to be pretty complete and could help with culinary and food terms.
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