Spring is teasing us at the moment – one day the weather is beautiful, the air is crisp but it’s warm in the sun. The next, it’s blowing a gale, bitingly cold (for Brisbane) and overcast and rainy. I shouldn’t complain too much, at least it’s not sweltering hot yet!
At least spring means fresh produce and one of my favourites is fresh asparagus. Did you know, for the longest time I thought I didn’t like asparagus? Turns out I just don’t liked tinned asparagus (abomination! No offense Mum!).
I was perhaps slightly overzealous when I saw it at the markets and bought up several bunches. I was browsing the internet with a vague idea that I wanted to make a savoury bread pudding (half a loaf of slightly stale sourdough to use up). My searches turned up this, from internet superstar blogger Heidi Swanson of 101 Cookbooks.
I made a few changes (no surprises there) and here is my take on her recipe.