Asparagus live! The little vegetable that's causing a lot of fuss

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  • The new season for asparagus, a vegetable for which Worcestershire is famed, was launched in typically eccentric English style yesterday.
  • Well-wishers in fancy dress cheered off the first batch of gras from the Fleece Inn, Bretforton, near Evesham, as it was taken to a top London store.
  • We'll be recording reaction of the arrival of asparagus on the dinner tables of the nation today in this fun blog.
  • Add a comment on the end, tweet @JohnWilsonWN or text WN News 80360.

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That's all your asparagus for today.

Thanks for following; enjoy your dinner!

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Don't know how to cook it? Watch this.

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Arthur Blenkinsop says

Just eat it, raw, straight from the ground - the fresher the better! Yum!

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Does anyone have any good asparagus recipes?

Leave comment on the end of this story, tweet me @JohnWilsonWN, email jw@worcesternews.co.uk or text 80360 WN News.

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The bells of Worcester Cathedral herald St George's Day. Listen here.

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This St George didn't need a spear at the launch of the season at the Fleece Inn, Bretforton. Click here for full story.

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2:47pm Wed 24 Apr 13

Arthur Blenkinsop says...

Just eat it, raw, straight from the ground - the fresher the better! Yum!
Just eat it, raw, straight from the ground - the fresher the better! Yum! Arthur Blenkinsop

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