British Asparagus Season 2013

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The British asparagus season has begun – it was officially marked by St George’s Day on 23rd April and by signs of the first few spears of British asparagus for sale. I’ve found some already at my favourite local Italian deli, Buongiorno Italia in St Albans, grown on Barfoot Farms on the South Coast. I’ve already raved about it… 

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In Season: Welsh Lamb with New Potatoes and Asparagus (One Pan)

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Whenever we go on holiday to Wales, I go into ‘buy local’ overdrive. Surrounded by lush green fields bordering the coast in North Wales, some of the very best Welsh lamb and Welsh Black Beef is available. It’s a chance to reconnect with the food chain. The local butcher carries only local meat and tells you which farm… 

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Fresh Pasta with Asparagus, Goat’s Cheese and Lemon

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I was challenged by the lovely Giulia of Juls’ Kitchen to make fresh pasta for this month’s Monthly Mingle. This was such an exciting challenge for me, since I recently took a pasta class with Katie Caldesi to learn exactly how to make it although since taking the class I hadn’t put my new found skills to the test. So, the question… 

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Asparagus and Mozarella Toasts

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The sunshine is still beating down and after so many celebrations recently it’s time for simplicity! As mentioned in my previous post, I’m hosting a linky-up/blog event called Simple and in Season with the aim of bringing together as many ‘quick to make’ recipes as possible using the lovely seasonal produce on offer at the moment. Yesterday,… 

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