In a heavy large saute pan, heat the oil on medium-high heat. Add the parsnips and onions and saute for about 1 minute. Add the garlic, fennel and poblanos and saute for another 2 minutes. Add the chicken broth and stout beer and bring to a boil. Add the bay leaf, rosemary sprig and thyme sprig. Lower to a simmer and cover. Cook on low heat until the vegetables are soft and cooked through, about 40 minutes.
Remove the vegetables from the cooking liquid. Reduce the cooking liquid to 1 cup. Drizzle the reduced liquid over the vegetables and top with the chopped thyme and oregano. Season with salt and pepper, mixing well to evenly incorporate. Serve immediately.
Recipe courtesy of Marcela Valladolid