Nigel Slater’s Jerusalem artichoke hotpot recipe

Midwinter calls for something hearty and wholesome – and there’s no better place to start than a veggie hotpot, says Nigel Slater

I honestly don’t mind the rain when there is something in the oven. A roasting pumpkin, perhaps, with a dark and bosky stuffing, or a hotpot of root vegetables in a sauce with a deep whiff of smoked garlic.The rich, mushroomy, smoky stock gives this hotpot its deep, mellow flavourThe weather has been rather soggy in the run up to Christmas and it has taken every golden vegetable – parsnips, onions, swedes and carrots – to fill this kitchen with joy. The onions have been peeled, boiled and but...