Asparagus or garden asparagus is a perennial flowering plant species in the genus Asparagus. Its young shoots are used as a spring vegetable
Asparagus, or garden asparagus, folk name sparrow grass, scientific name Asparagus officinalis, is a perennial flowering plant species in the genus Asparagus. Its young shoots are used as a spring vegetable. It is widely cultivated as a vegetable crop.

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  1. AgileMJOLNIR

    Recipe Matcha Fettuccine tossed in Brown Butter, Peas & Asparagus

    Hi all - New to this forum and thought I’d make this my first post. The pasta does not have an overwhelming Matcha flavor and is very subtle. Tossed with the Brown Butter sauce and a dollop of Ricotta and Red Pepper flakes, it really hits the tastebuds for me. Recipe is below under the...
  2. Windigo

    Recipe Easy cream of asparagus soup

    I'm all about convenience these days, minimum work maximum results. So this is a very easy adaptation of creamed asparagus soup. Ingredients for 4 servings: 500 g of white asparagus 550 ml of strong chicken stock 100 ml of crème fraiche 2 tsp Garlic powder (yes, I know, fresh is usually better...
  3. The Late Night Gourmet

    Recipe Eggs Oscar with Crab Meat

    First of all: yes, you can have crab meat for breakfast. It's expensive, but you're worth it! Secondly, yes, an Eggs Oscar is basically an Eggs Benedict with crab meat. If I really need to tell you any more to convince you of how awesome it is, then why are you reading this recipe? Ingredients...
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  10. murphyscreek

    Recipe & Video Tanqueray Risotto with Goat's Cheese and Asparagus

    For when you've just had dental work and need something softer to eat but still delicious..... Ingredients: 1 3/4 cups arborio rice 120gms goats cheese, cut/crumbled in to chunks 1 bunch asparagus, stalks chopped, tips reserved 1 handful roughly sliced basil leaves 150mls Tanqueray Gin 1...
  11. Morning Glory

    Recipe Asparagus, Smoked Salmon & Mozzarella on Toast with Capers

    Super easy to make. Asparagus is lovely with melted cheese and the capers add a piquancy which lifts the taste of the ordinary. Ingredients Slices of bread (sour dough would be good) Asparagus Smoked Salmon Mozzarella slices Capers Slices of lime Balsamic Poppy seeds & sesame seeds to scatter...
  12. Mountain Cat

    Recipe Grilled Cheese with Asparagus & Ramps in Soft Corn Tortillas

    Grilled cheese corn tortilla (instead of toast), with asparagus and ramps inside. You can see them peaking out! What are ramps? Ramps are not just a way into a venue, that you need to climb, descend, or use roller skates for. They are veggies in the allium family. Their scientific name is...
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  14. MypinchofItaly

    Recipe Roasted Green Asparagus with Mozzarella and Pecorino

    Serves 2, Preparation time 10 mins, Cooking time 15 – 20 mins 1/2 kg green Asparagus Pecorino cheese, grated – a handful Mozzarella, to taste salt and pepper, to taste Evoo – Extra Virgin Oilve Oil, to taste Method Wash asparagus and cut the final white hardest part of the stem. You can...
  15. Morning Glory

    The asparagus season

    The asparagus season has just started here. Do you like asparagus? The sweet, nutty almost sulphurous taste of fresh asparagus is so wonderful with buttery sauces and eggs. I know that white forced asparagus is popular in France (and I believe, Scandinavia). I've never been certan if it is...
  16. MypinchofItaly

    Recipe Roasted White Asparagus

    White Asparagus grow underground covered with sheets without ever seeing the light of the sun, that’s why they are white. They have a slightly bitter taste, longer and more fibrous compared to their more common green brothers althought they cook in the same way too. The thicker spears take a...
  17. Morning Glory

    Recipe Asparagus with Truffle Oil and Black Bean Aquafaba Miso Mayonnaise

    This mayonnaise is vegan and made from bean water (aquafaba) - the liquid from tinned beans. I used black bean aquafaba which gives the mayonnaise a pinkish mauve colour which I rather like (for a white mayonnaise you can use chick pea water). The white miso adds a savoury tang to the mayonnaise...
  18. Morning Glory

    Recipe Asparagus with Egg Fried in Brown Butter & Miso Tarragon Foam

    Making foams is great fun and much easier than some other ‘modernist cooking’ techniques. You will need lecithin powder and a stick blender. I managed to find some white miso which was nearly white in colour (a lot are more yellow or browny beige than white). The brown butter adds a nutty...
  19. Cinnamonita

    Recipe Seared Scallops & Pea Purée - a perfect appetizer

    Hello, hello! I'm a recent addition to this community, and I wanted to share a recipe I made for an elegant, healthy and fabulously tasty appetizer. It involves large succulent scallops, an aromatic pea purée, asparagus spears and baby potatoes. Ingredients 12 Large scallops 12 Asparagus...
  20. Morning Glory

    Asparagus in season

    Its officially asparagus season in the UK, The season runs from late April until around the summer solstice in late June. So if you are in the UK you should be able to find UK grown asparagus in all the supermarkets. I recently discovered this type of asparagus (which I had thought could only...
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