Parsnip Seed Cake

Parsnip cake recipe

I’ve been wanting to illustrate a recipe since I started this years journal, so here we are. It’s actually an adaptation of Nigel Slater’s Beetroot Seed cake from his book Tender Vol I. So if you have a copy of this, just replace the beetroot for parsnips in the recipe.

parsnip cake

If anything is unclear from my illustration, let me know in a comment and I’ll try to clarify.

 

7 comments

  1. Oh wow that sounds amazing! I got the Tender Vol. 1 for Christmas and can’t believe it’s my first Nigel Slater book…I love his cooking so much! Your journal looks beautiful by the way.

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  2. Love your blog, and must admit was drawn to it by the beautiful illustrations. I made this cake a couple of days ago and it is delicious. I wasn’t sure if the strong flavour of parsnips would work in a cake, but it does. It’s lovely and moist, and even better for leaving overnight. Thanks for the inspiration. 😀

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  3. Fantastic illustration. Sarah at Homeslip pointed me towards your blog thinking I might love it, and I do! So glad to have found it, and I’m looking forward to following along. I love Nigel Slater’s Tender books, so inspirational especially for us vegetable growers.

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    • Hi CJ, thanks very much, glad you found me. You have a lovely blog too, I’ve looked at it a few times in the past. Yes, Tender is definitely one of my favourite cookbooks now.

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