Parsnips are such a wonderful vegetable, think the sweetness of a carrot and the creaminess of a potato. Make this ahead of time and keep in the fridge for up to 3 days, just reheat just before serving.
1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees F and position racks towards the middle of the oven.
2. In a medium bowl, toss parsnips with olive oil and ½ teaspoon of salt. Arrange parsnips in one layer onto a baking sheet. Bake in the oven for about 30 minutes, turning once, until lightly golden brown.
3. Add roasted parsnips to a blender or food processor with water, cream and nutmeg. Puree until your desired consistency, add more water if necessary. Add the addition 1/4 teaspoon of salt to taste.