How To Prepare And Cook Artichokes The Right Way At Home

Artichokes are one of spring’s best offerings, but the perceived effort involved in breaking through its steely exterior often means they’re left on the supermarket shelf.

However, preparing artichokes is relatively simple when you know how and the pay-off – its sweet, soft heart and wonderful versatility – is worth it.

To take you through everything you need to know about preparing and eating artichokes, we tapped food experts Fran Abdallaoui and Pamela Clark for their expert tips.