Anthony J Sargeant uses the trimmings of fresh local asparagus to make delicious soup.
Wonderful English Asparagus is in season. But when you snap off the ends of asparagus do not throw the pieces away – put them to one side (top of picture) then thinly slice with a sharp nice (see right). If you feel the stem starting to resist and becoming woody discard that last portion (see left discards).
See the next post for the following step.