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Our first asparagus harvest: worth the wait

Two years ago, at the end of what we were told had been the coldest March for fifty years, I cleared a layer of frozen snow on our allotment and planted fifteen asparagus crowns that we had ordered from the Royal Horticultural Society, but which arrived just as a blizzard moved in. 2,143 more words


Cooking with Family : Colaborating with a Fellow Blogger

Whenever you have a pastime or interest in blogging, its great to have someone to share it with, someone who appreciates cooking, taking pictures, creating new recipes just as much as you do. 224 more words


Some more signs of spring

Not only spring bounty in the garden, perhaps bounty isnt’t the correct word since I only have the one daffodil, but spring bounty in the kitchen, asparagus! 148 more words

15 Minute Shaved Garlic and Parmesan Asparagus

Garlic and Parmesan Cheese are, in my opinion, one of the best pairings of all time. You’ve got garlic and parmesan bread, garlic and parmesan pasta… 189 more words


From Tarts to Tartines

The definition of a tartine is a “fancy French open faced sandwich topped with a rich spread”, what could be bad about that?…  And now that asparagus season is in full swing here is a very easy, very yummy asparagus tartine; the perfect hors d’oeuvre. 134 more words


Roasted Artichokes & Asparagus

This recipe brings all the goodness of spring into a simple and easy to prepare dish. Thanks Cooking Light for the inspiration. If you have the time and the inclination you can use fresh artichokes, I’m too lazy so I defrosted a couple bags of frozen. 111 more words