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  • Lincolnshire Asparagus: first of the season

    I’m a happy woman: my favourite vegetable is in season.  Beautiful English asparagus, locally grown.  I refuse to buy the squat ugly spears flown in from Peru in February, but in May I’ll happily steam my way through bunch after bunch of English asparagus for virtually every meal. As far as I know, no farmer in Rutland grows asparagus, so our ‘home grown’ comes from neighbouring  Lincolnshire, and while Uppingham Market on a Friday has... Continue reading