Artichoke recipes that are worth the effort

High maintenance, yes. But once you're past the fiddly preparation, you'll fall for these.

Dave Pynt's artichokes with Taleggio sauce
Come spring, artichokes are the high-maintenance vegetable we love to hate. The necessary preparation – all the trimming, scooping and acidulated-water soaking – is fiddly, but once you taste these artichoke recipes, you'll be glad you persevered.