Smoothies "English traditions"
Ground star anise
Put the milk in a medium saucepan and boil. Add onion, celery, parsnip, fennel. Boil for 12 minutes.
Close the lid tightly and mix at low speed for 1 minute. Place in a blender the contents of the pan, star anise, and nutmeg.
Close the lid tightly and mix at low speed for 1 minute.
Increase speed to maximum.
At maximum speed, mix for another 30 seconds or until smooth.
Can be served both hot and cold. Can be further diluted with milk.