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    Default Asparagus: How do you eat yours?

    Who loves asparagus? Here at GYO we're already looking forward to the first spring spears preferably dipped into the yolk of a soft boiled egg yum!

    We'd love to hear your favourite ways to eat this tasty veg. Why not let us know your most-loved recipes?


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    par boiled, lightly cooked in butter for a few moments and then naked . No additions, just as nature intended
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    I usually just steam mine and eat it while it's still got a nice crunch - hate it overcooked as it become mushy like the bottled stuff you can buy in the supermarket. My mum likes it with mushrooms in a veggie lasagne with a lightly cheesed sauce. Seems a long way off at the moment

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    Well- I've tried them in quiches, soup, lightly roasted, dunked in an egg, ...but do you know what?..... I think they're much nicer freshly cut, then lightly steamed and rolled in butter, and lovingly munched!
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    They go really well in a green risotto too. We add peas, beans, broccoli sometimes avocado, courgettes (anything to use them up!) and anything else green that we have at the time.
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    nobody else eat asparagus? It's the one veg that would persuade me to go veggie. Well apart from carrots and peas and green beans and parsnips and tatties oh and courgettes and cabbage and cauliflower and broccoli. oops forgot beetroot and celery and celeriac. Nah, forget it, I like my beef too much
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    Griddled in a light buttered wavy pan and then straight into my soft boiled eggs. Good French salt and cracked black pepper are a must but just a smidgen. Always with fingers and much licking/slurping. Cut and quick to pot/pan is best, like sweetcorn!
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    Fresh cut and raw, like peas, to keep the crunch and the sweetness.
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