Purple crown asparagus

The dark purply-red of this asparagus seemed to be set off nicely by a bit of bright pink raffia I had stashed in the wrapping paper drawer. I’ve never seen this colour of asparagus until this year. I suppose it is a bit of a present, as the season for this lovely vegetable is really short – about 6-8 weeks. About to find out if it tastes as delicious as it looks.


11 thoughts on “Purple crown asparagus

  1. Looks very good, never seen them in that colour (seen white once) so now I have to see if I can find them to try them out. Mmmm, with lemon chicken and roasted vegtables. Very nice water colour painting!!

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