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Carrot and Parsnip Muffins

Carrot & Parsnip muffins – recipe from Mash Direct

Our friends at Mash Direct, an award-winning, family-run farm in Comber, have been farming the fields around Strangford Lough since the 1800's.  Here they share their carrot and parsnip recipe for muffins with a twist, using their mash pack as one of the main ingredients! 

  • Carrot and Parsnip Muffins
    Categories: Food & Drink

    Carrot & Parsnip muffins – recipe from Mash Direct

    Our friends at Mash Direct, an award-winning, family-run farm in Comber, have been farming the fields around Strangford Lough since the 1800's.  Here they share their carrot and parsnip recipe for muffins with a twist, using their mash pack as one of the main ingredients! 

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