Toss the parsnips with the honey, thyme, a pinch of salt and pepper, 10g of butter and 2 tablespoons of oil. Tip into a roasting tray and arrange in one layer, then roast for 40 minutes, or until golden. Peel the carrots, then place in a pan of cold salted over a high heat.
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Turn the oven temperature up to 200C and add the pre-prepared roast potatoes and pigs in blankets. Pour any excess fat from the roasting tray and make the gravy. Boil the Brussels sprouts for five minutes, then drain. Plunge them into ice cold water to cool, drain and set aside for frying closer to serving time.
Turnip and Sweet Potato Gratin. Round out the Christmas dinner menu with a selection of seasonal vegetable side dishes, from the rustic to the elegant. Choose from green bean casserole, creamed spinach, cauliflower gratin, sauteed brussels sprouts, roasted root vegetables, and more.
Cook these root vegetables for a special roast dinner. A sweet butter glaze contrasts beautifully with a subtle charred flavour â€“ perfect for Christmas Day.
You can do this with most other vegetables too. Recipe: Marcus Waering explains how to blanche and refresh brussels in his Christmas lunch guide .