Find your true life work in Africa.

Find your true life work in Africa. Africa is home to more unknown history than known. A map of Africa does not begin to show the vastness of people, culture, food, living and ancient history of the African continent. Established 2008 Chic African Culture is a learning tool to meet the demand for better education about the entire continent of Africa.

Popular_Topics

Find your true life work in Africa.

A lion that is caged will hate the one that is free. - with love from your ancestors

Monday, November 18, 2013

Healthy Creamy Shire Plateau Parsnip Soup Recipe

Healthy Creamy Shire Plateau Parsnip Soup Recipe

Parsnips are cultivated mainly in regions that have moderate temperatures, rather than extreme hot or cold temperatures. Parsnips are only occasionally cultivated in the cooler parts of the tropics. The Hollow Crown is a very old heirloom variety of parsnips mostly cultivated in the Eastern African country of Malawi on the Shire plateau.



Parsnips are related to carrots and parsley. With a cream-colored skin and flesh, the root vegetable is harvested in a similar way as carrots. Parsnips are rich in potassium, antioxidants, soluble and insoluble dietary fiber.

Healthy Creamy Shire Plateau Parsnip Soup Recipe


Ingredients

4 large parsnips washed, slice thin
1 medium finely chopped onion
1 teaspoon minced garlic
½ teaspoon salt
½ teaspoon black pepper
4 cups vegetable broth


Directions

In a large pot over medium heat add all ingredients and simmer until parsnips are very soft about 30 minutes. Remove from heat and blend for a creamy soup or use a potato masher for a chunkier texture.



Did you know
When picking parsnips wear protective gloves since the shoots and leaves contain a sap when exposed to the sun causes a reaction to the skin like poison oak and ivy.

                                         Healthy Creamy Shire Plateau Parsnip Soup Recipe
Healthy Creamy Parsnip Soup Recipe


Share this page

Chic African Culture Featured Articles

Find your true life work in Africa.


A wise person does not fall down on the same hill twice.