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How to cook white asparagus

Sunday, May 8th, 2011

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Asparagus harvest 2011 has already begun in Germany.
How to cook white asparagus ?
For 1 kg white asparagus:
How to cook white asparagus
2,5l water
1 tbsp. butter
1 teasp. salt
1 teasp. sugar
optional a slice of lemon



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You can check how fresh your asparagus is by controlling the cut surfaces on the oposite side of the asparagus spears. The asparagus is fresh when juices still drip out of the cut surfaces when pressing on them. Lilac white asparagus spears are an indicator that the asparagus is harvested too late.

Now how to cook white asparagus ?
Classical preparation:

1. Wash the and then peel the white asparagaus exactly.