White asparagus +22 caliber from France - 500g - premium quality

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A sure sign of springtime, our white asparagus is harvested in Provence, Southern France, where it grows in darkness beneath the soil until it is just about to emerge from the earth. Timing is critical, as excessive exposure to light will result in the formation of chlorophyll, which gives the vegetable a bitter taste reminiscent of traditional, skinny asparagus. In France, it is traditionally served lightly blanched, with Béarnaise or Hollandaise sauce.
In France, it is traditionally served lightly blanched, with Béarnaise or Hollandaise sauce. It is absolutely delicious when sliced razor thin and tossed with fruit-forward extra virgin olive oil and a touch of flaky salt. Alternatively, lightly boiling or steaming can soften the texture just enough to more easily incorporate it into a wide variety of dishes. In addition to French cuisine, look to southern German recipes to find more appreciation for White Asparagus.