Category Archives: Asparagus recipes

The first asparagus: how do you eat yours?

It’s here! The first English asparagus, the best vegetable on the planet as far as I am concerned and, alas, a very short-lived one. I spotted some on sale as I walked home and all thoughts of the butternut squash … Continue reading

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Asparagus with fried capers: Rozanne Gold again

Today’s post is a bit like last night’s dinner: short, fast and done in the gaps between everything else. I sing in a choir on a Tuesday night so I either a) eat a sandwich on the train home between … Continue reading

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Tesco’s day five: asparagus carbonara

This is one of the first things I learnt to cook as a student, a version of carbonara that is not in the least bit authentic but is delicious nonetheless. I’ve added some asparagus because it’s a great partner for … Continue reading

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Tesco’s day four: three ways to bake eggs

Eggs are the ultimate fast food: who hasn’t knocked up an omelette or scrambled/poached/fried some when inspiration is lacking? And, regardless of where you shop for food, they’re likely to stock them. But, useful as they are, they can also … Continue reading

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Bill Granger’s Honey Lemon Chicken recipe

It may no longer be 27° in London, the wind and grey skies more reminiscent of autumn than spring, but I still want summer recipes, even if salad seems a bit, well, cold. And when I want something sunny, not … Continue reading

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Asparagus Again?

Less than two weeks into the very very short season and I’ve already had asparagus four times: Benedict (twice), steamed with just butter, salt and pepper and steamed with olive oil and Parmesan. So, now that I’ve sated the desire … Continue reading

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A is for Asparagus Benedict

I’m not sure there is any moment of the year, in food terms, that rivals the beginning of May.  At least not in Britain. Because this is the time of year when British produce comes into its own: suddenly it’s … Continue reading

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