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Posts for the Asparagus Category

The Ever So Simple Shrimp & Asparagus Stir Fry

My local French market is full of fruit and veg stalls selling asparagus. Big bundles of green spears fresh from the farmers and just waiting for you to do something wonderful with them. The one thing most people don’t realise about asparagus is that it’s ridiculously easyto cook something amazing with it. You really don’t need […]

5 Great Recipes For Asparagus Lovers Everywhere!

Seeing asparagus at my local market is a reassuring sign that summer is on it’s way. The vegetable stalls are still packed with large bundles of it, bright green sticks fresh from the fields. However, there are two problems… the season for it is relatively short most people are not really sure what to do with it! […]

Asparagus Soldiers And Soft Boiled Egg, Great Recipe From Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall

Asparagus is coming in to season, many of the fruit and veg stalls at my local market have bundles of it for sale. If you have never tried this Spring vegetable before then you really should. It needs little preparation and is best served with only few added ingredients. This makes it relatively cheap and […]

Asparagus recipes

Asparagus is around for only a few short weeks before it is out of season again so I’ve found a couple of asparagus recipes for you to make the most of this wonderful super-green veg. I love asparagus simply done – just quickly blanched in water then sprinkled with freshly ground pepper and salt. If […]

Salmon & Asparagus Terrine

Mary Berry quite often features on our blog and today is no exception as we share her recipe for salmon and asparagus terrine. It’s a really showy starter to offer your guests at your dinner party and is great because you can make it ahead of time so you aren’t in the kitchen all day […]

Crispy chicken with tomato & asparagus

Well what a swelteringly hot day it’s been here in the UK today! Far too hot to be slaving over a hot stove or preparing a lengthy meal for lunch or supper. Therefore why not try out this quick recipe, which is also gluten free, from Jamie Oliver for crispy chicken with tomato and asparagus? You […]

Fiery British asparagus and chicken pasta

At this time of year British asparagus comes into its own. The British asparagus season is relatively short – starting officially on the 23rd April and ending on the 21st June. So get down to your local farmers’ market and grab yourself some! But what will you make with your asparagus? Well, I found the following recipe […]

Keeping it seasonal with asparagus

I have just got back from my local market and there is asparagus in abundance. It’s that time of year where the local growers are bringing their crops to sell and it all looks just wonderful. Not only is it quick to cook (pan or oven) but it has healthy qualities and has been something to […]