Tip: Whole Earth 100% Peanuts Peanut Butter has a tendency to separate, so stir it if it does until smooth. It can also thicken in cool weather, so if you are using it to drizzle (as in this soup), simply mix with up to a tablespoon of water until it has the consistency of thick pouring cream.
2 tbsps neutral oil, for sauteeing
2 shallots, finely chopped
750g parsnips, peeled and cut into 3cm chunks
2 garlic cloves, crushed
Thumb sized piece of fresh ginger, peeled and finely grated