How many things could be done with Asparagus?

You will be very surprised.

Asparagus producers think of a hundred different ways of using this vegetable.

Fresh, steamed asparagus can be an excellent side dish to your main course.

Before steaming, it is advisable to remove a small portion of the skin which may be too chewy if left there.

You do not need it to be too soft, therefore use your judgement for the length of time necessary for cooking.

Remove from water, put on your plate and pour some Mr. Goudas Extra Virgin Olive Oil over your Asparagus.

Asparagus is also used in stews, casseroles, risottos and quiches

University of Maine Cooperative Extension vegetable specialist discusses and demonstrates the best planting techniques for asparagus.

Here are some tips for growing asparagus and being successful.
This healthy 'grass' is easy to grow if you follow the right steps.

This is the first in a series of perennial vegetables that I will be planting as I believe most gardeners under utilise these plants.
Once planted Asparagus tend to require less attention and input than annual vegetables and can crop for up to 25 years.



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