How to store asparagus
The best way to store asparagus is to keep it as fresh as possible, to prevent it from losing its flavor and becoming wilted. Here are some tips on how to store asparagus:
Keep it in the fridge: Wrap the bottom of the asparagus stalks in a damp paper towel or cloth and place in a plastic bag or airtight container in the refrigerator. This will help to keep the asparagus fresh and hydrated.
Trim the ends: Before storing, cut off about 1 inch from the bottom of the stalks, which can become tough and woody over time.
Don't wash until ready to use: Washing asparagus before storing can cause it to become slimy and spoil faster. Wait until you're ready to cook to wash and trim the asparagus.
Use it within a few days: Asparagus is best consumed within a few days of purchasing, as its flavor and texture will deteriorate over time. If stored properly, it should last 3-5 days in the refrigerator.
By following these tips, you can help keep your asparagus fresh and preserve its flavour for as long as possible.
When it's in season you can buy asparagus online with Fresh Farm Deliveries. We deliver to Halifax, Todmorden, Littleborough, Hebden Bridge, Haworth and surrounding areas (BD13-23, HX and OL14-15 postcodes).