INGREDIENT OF THE MONTH: ASPARAGUS

Make the most of this great-tasting ingredient in store now

NEED TO KNOW

You only have to nibble on an at-its-peak spear to taste why asparagus is loved all over the world.

HOW TO

Customise miso soup with a few finely chopped spears or swap fennel for asparagus in this recipe. Asparagus roasted under a blanket of crispy chilli-lemon crumbs is a lovely side dish, or top with a poached egg and call it dinner.

TOP TIP

They require very little preparation – simply bend the spears until they naturally snap (use the woody ends in stocks or soups).

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