Some of our favourite chefs love cooking with asparagus. From the pages of Country Life, we have collected three chef's delicious ideas for cooking with asparagus: Simon Hopkinson, Melanie Johnson and Mark Hix. So whether you want to make asparagus pizza or just pair it with a simple vinaigrette, we have some great ideas for what to do with this versatile vegetable.

* Simon Hopkinson puts asparagus in a puff or pairs it with a mustard vinagarette

* Melanie Johnson makes asaparagus with crab risotto or mini asparagus pizzas

* Mark Hix cooks asparagus with fried duck eggs or a wild salmon salad

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