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Blanched green asparagus

A classic preparation of green asparagus. White asparagus are often cooked longer, with green asparagus it's important to keep the delicate flavour by using a short preparation.

Makes 1kg.

Blanched green asparagus

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Ingredients

1

kg

green asparagus

As needed:

 

water

As needed:

 

salt

As needed:

 

butter

Preparation method

  • Bring a large pot of wat with salt to a boil.
  • Cut of the wooden end of the green asparagus, roughly 2 centimeters.
  • If you'de wish, you could peel de green asparagus, although the asparagus are tender enough to serve with their peel.
  • Blanch the asparagus in 5 minutes to a crisp doneness in the boiling water.
  • Shock the green asparagus in an ice bath.
  • Heat up during service using a bit of butter.

Serving suggestions

  • Delicious with salmon and Hollandaise sauce.
  • Use in a composition with Jerusalem artichokes, cepes mushrooms and tarragon.
  • In a composition with lamb, chamomille and morels.

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