• 2 onions, 1 for the soup, 1 for the garnish
  • 6 parsnips
  • A splash of white wine
  • ½ liter cook’s cream
  • 1 litre chicken broth
  • 1 lemon
  • Salt and pepper
  • Butter
  • Extra virgin olive oil
  • 3 cloves of garlic
  • 100 grams of salted pork belly (preferably Italian Pancetta)

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Parsnip is a vegetable that is not eaten often in the Netherlands. This dish is offered by Restaurant Rossio in Delft. This recipe shows you how to turn the parsley root into a delicious soup!

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  • Cut the onion in pieces
  • Cook the onion in a generous knob of butter with extra virgin olive oil.
    CAUTION: do not bake, just yarn, the soup should remain clear
  • Peel the parsnip and cut it into pieces
  • Add the pieces of parsnip to the onions in the pan
  • Add a splash of white wine and chicken stock and bring to a boil
  • Let simmer gently 45 minutes, the vegetables should be just below the waterline
  • When the parsnip is soft, it is done
  • Chop the soup with a blender or food processor
  • Add the cook’s cream to the soup
  • Grate the lemon and then cut it in half
  • Add the lemon pieces to the soup
  • Cut the onion into half rings
  • Fry the bacon, onion and garlic in a pan and use it as garnish

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Restaurant Rossio

Restaurant Rossio in Delft is opened all day. In our restaurant we serve delicious fresh coffee, irresistible homemade pie and cookies, a tasty lunch, drinks, simple and pure food or choose for a luxury dinner. In our South European cuisine we use only fair, fresh ingredients. The vegetables and fish are freshly ordered every day and we only use free-range meat.

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