Tipless, jumbos, stubbies and skinnies - we learnt a whole new vernacular that day. Yes, it’s asparagus season and it’s asparagus we’re talking. In the Horowhenua region there’s a feast of produce and our first stop was a wonderfully busy asparagus packhouse. The superbly named Tendertips.Read More
We are big believers that, if a fruit or vegetable has a short growing season, then the best thing we can do is eat as much of it as we can when it is fresh - and enjoy it before it is gone again. And so it is with asparagus.
From October to December, for only around 100 days, the New Zealand asparagus season is here. Steamed, roasted, barbecued, and just raw, it takes pride of place. And there is an asparagus idea which we have been eating a lot this spring - we’ll tell you about that shortly.Read More