The British asparagus season may be short, but we sure know how to make the most of it. From late April until the end of June, you’ll find the tender green spears shaved into salads, stirred into risottos, and dunked into anything we can get our hands on. If you’re hungry for more, here are five asparagus dishes to try in London before the season ends.
The Ivy Brasserie
You’re never too far from an Ivy these days – and that’s a very good thing. Whether you’re brunching in Marylebone or business lunching in the City, the elegant all-day brasseries can always be relied upon for good food and slick service. This spring, they’re serving a simple but indulgent starter of warm asparagus spears with truffle hollandaise and baby watercress. Perfect with a chilled glass of white wine…
If you’re celebrating this month – or it’s just time for a treat – why not book a table in one of London’s most breathtaking dining rooms? At Jason Atherton’s Berners Tavern, the menu has been revamped for spring to showcase ingredients like wild garlic, broad beans and morels. For the ultimate in date night indulgence, share the Buccleuch Estate Chateaubriand with roasted asparagus, morels, wild garlic, and smoked bone marrow butter.Continue Reading