Soft boiled eggs with asparagus

Asparagus in season. There’s nothing better!

Serves 1


  • 2 eggs
  • Bunch Asparagus
  • Butter
  • Parmesan
  • Smoked salmon, half small packet


  1. Bring a saucepan, half filled with water, to the boil and gently lower in the eggs.
  2. Place asparagus in colander or steamer over the pan, cover and steam for 2 or three minutes.
  3. Remove both eggs and asparagus, melt some butter in a pan and fill a third eggcup with butter for dipping.
  4. Serve with generous shavings of Parmesan.
  5. Season with salt and pepper.