• 500g carrots, peeled
  • 500g parsnips, peeled
  • Small bunch thyme
  • 4 cloves garlic
  • 175ml white wine
  • 125ml water
  • 2 teaspoon caster sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon of salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon of white pepper


  1. Cut the carrots and parsnips in half lengthways and then cut diagonally into half-inch slices.
  2. Place all of the ingredients in a saucepan, bring to the boil, mix well.
  3. Place a lid on the pan and simmer for 20-30 mins depending on how you like your carrots cooked.
  4. Drain and serve.