Uninformed Comment

Cooking asparagus – the non-easy way

Posted in Bad journalism, Food, Grammar & usage, Humour, In the news by uninformedcomment on May 10, 2009

From a Guardian article by Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall, Bring me my spears, on growing and cooking asparagus:

From "Bring me my spears", by Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall

Now I’m not a chef, but it strikes me that by the time you’ve done all that to your asparagus, it’ll be massively overcooked.

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  1. theblondeexec said, on May 23, 2009 at 5:52 pm

    I totally agree with you. Perhaps he is not using lovely fresh ones from his garden but old mankey ones from Spain!

    • uninformedcomment said, on May 23, 2009 at 9:53 pm

      Maybe that’s true – but one thing we can be sure of, they’ll be old and manky by the time he’s finished with them.

  2. Paul Madarasz said, on December 20, 2009 at 11:37 pm

    Having had canned asparagus, this can only improve it.

    • theblondeexec said, on December 31, 2009 at 5:11 pm

      I suggest only eating asparagus in season, dont cook for too long and put masses of hot butter on them!

      • uninformedcomment said, on January 4, 2010 at 1:52 pm

        And I’ll second that suggestion. The stuff really is astoundingly delicious when done properly.


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