Tag Archive 'asparagus'

Asparagus and poached egg on toast with basil aioli

You’ll need to have all your ingredients ready to go before you start. It is a quick and easy dish but requires a little multi-tasking. The basil aioli needs to be made in advance. Rinse your asparagus and gently snap off the ends. Go as close the the ends as possible until you find the […]

Sparrowgrass and Happy Eggs

Seasonal eating, normally such a pleasure in the Somerset countryside, is proving a little disappointing this month. Hold on, that’s not entirely true. I think it is just a little disappointing as my head and heart are still weighted down and groaning with the feast of last summer’s bounty, and the lack is not actual, […]

bashed new potato and wilted ramson salad with new season asparagus and lemon butter

Wash your freshly dug (or freshly purchased) new potatoes, making sure all the soil is scrubbed off, but trying to keep some of the delicate and tasty skin intact. Place in a pan of cold salted water and bring to the boil. Cook for about 15-20 minutes until just soft In the last five minutes […]