Root Vegetables with Goose Fat, Garlic and Thyme

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British Seasonal Food

By Mark Hix

Published 2008

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A wintry selection of root vegetables is a great accompaniment to almost any main course you might concoct, even fish dishes. In a mixture like this, the roots work in perfect harmony. Here I’ve used the obvious ones, but you could add salsify, or possibly kohlrabi - that alien-looking vegetable with a turnipy-radish taste.


  • 12 garlic cloves, left in their skins
  • 2-3 tablespoons goose or duck fat
  • 2


Preheat the oven to 180°C/gas 4. Put the garlic cloves into a large roasting tray with the goose fat and cook for about 30 minutes until they s