Try serving the steamed spears alongside a fresh soft-boiled egg in which to dip them. It makes a lovely light snack or impressive but simple starter.
Saw a 'pick your own' on the A21 last Saturday, must admit I was tempted to stop.bognormike said:lovely, we bought some fresh yesterday - steamed lightly, served with a poached egg. Heaven.
Hugh Fearnley whatsisname's recipe in yesterday's Guardian suggested chorizo sausages as well, but didn't have any of that