The tastiest root veg your Christmas feast has ever seen!
Preheat the oven to 220C or 200C for fan assisted ovens. Drizzle the baking tray with enough oil to coat the bottom of the tray. Sprinkle with salt and pepper and place in the oven.
Peel and chop the parsnips, carefully remove the tray from the oven and add the parsnips. Stir with a spoon to coat them in the oil and cook for 45 minutes. (Remove from the oven occasionally to turn the parsnips over).
Mix all the glaze ingredients together thoroughly, after 30 minutes of cooking, carefully remove the baking tray and drizzle with the glaze. Return to the oven for a further 15 minutes.