I love artichokes. As a kid my mom boiled them and then we dipped the end of the leaves in butter. The heart was the reward for our hard work. This spring has been about artichokes. Last week a few blogger friends and I went to Baroda Farms in Lompoc to see the thistles up close. Here’s the video in case you missed it.
Last year about this time I was in Rome where artichokes were everywhere. And it is also where I tasted my first fried artichoke at Gensola. Here’s my interpretation of fried artichokes.