Best season to travel to England

Asparagus Season

Asparagus has acquired the glory of an aristocratic product

Asparagus Season in England 2019 - Best Time
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Did you know that British asparagus is considered the most delicious in the world? It's true! The beginning of the asparagus season in Britain symbolizes the arrival of spring. The season runs from late April (around St. George's Day) roughly until the summer solstice in late June.

A very tasty salad with plenty of stuff happening: rocket with oyster mushrooms, artichoke hearts and asparagus, and then poached egg with hollandaise on the side 2019
A very tasty salad with plenty of stuff happening: rocket with oyster mushrooms, artichoke hearts and asparagus, and then poached egg with hollandaise on the side

Thick asparagus is boiled in water and eaten either with white hollandaise sauce or butter. It also serves as an accompaniment to some stews. Thin asparagus cooks like green peas; it helps to pass the time in anticipation of pea season.

Asparagus Season in England - Best Season 2019

Asparagus is eaten with one's hands, to touch it with a spoon shows an inability to live in "society." Green asparagus, which is traditionally considered overripe, also occupies a place of honour on the menu of English restaurants.