Local asparagus is nearly ready

Monday, May 6th, 2013

Cheshire asparagus serving suggeston no.1 Asparagus, Mozzarella & Parma ham 16 Claremont Farm asparagus spears, trimmed 125g ball mozzarella , sliced into 4 8-12 slices Parma Ham 3 tbsp olive oil 1 tbsp red wine vinegar Salad leaves to serve Method Blanch the local asparagus for 2 minutes then refresh under cold water. Cut each mozzarella slice in half and sit both pieces on top of 2 spears of asparagus. Top with 2 more spears then wrap the asparagus in parma ham so the mozzarella is covered (you will need 2 or 3 strips). Heat some olive oil in a pan, then carefully fry the aparagus until the parma ham has crisped and the mozzarella melted. Mix together the olive oil and vinegar. Serve each parcel with salad leaves and a little dressing drizzled over. Shopping list for The Hollies Farm Shop Claremont Farm asparagus Negroni Parma Ham Campara Mozzarella di bufala Eleonas Estate Extra Virgin Olive oil Salad leaves

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