White Asparagus [for National Geographic Traveller UK]

An open copy of National Geographic Traveller UK magazine

Back in May, I spent three days in Münsterland, north-west Germany, with the madly talented photographer Celia Topping. We were there on assignment for National Geographic Traveller Food, the quarterly supplement that accompanies National Geographic Traveller magazine, to learn more about the German passion for white asparagus.

It was an absolute dream job. Amongst other things, I explored the gorgeous city of Münster, interviewed chefs and restauranteurs, spent time on a white asparagus farm, and ate my bodyweight in Germany’s king of vegetables. (Side note: it turns out you can have too much of it.) The resulting article, For the Love of White Gold, has been published in the September edition of the magazine, available now in all good UK newsagents. If you happen to read it, I’d love to know what you think.

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