An ode to English asparagus

Emblazoned on a makeshift sign at the side of the busy ring road, I was captivated by a sequence of nine words. Akin to beautiful poetry to me, these nine words signalled the arrival of one of my very favourite times of year.

“Horsforth ready picked asparagus fresh at the PYO daily”.

 

Yes, we’re currently in the midst of THE season of the year – English Asparagus season.  We all know that seasonal produce is best, and is there really any finer produce than fresh English asparagus? I mean, really?

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