White asparagus

    A springtime delicacy, white asparagus is similar to its green cousin, but grown underground so that it doesn't turn green. The result is tender asparagus that is best enjoyed in recipes that showcase this special ingredient.

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    The classic cream of asparagus soup with a twist: Cambozola cheese, a combination of French soft cheese and Gorgonzola. The cheese makes this soup especially creamy. If you can't find this German cheese, try using your favourite blue cheese instead.

    Recipe by: Marianne

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    This creamy pasta salad has ham, tomatoes, white asparagus and rocket. It tastes best if it sits for a few hours in the fridge so the flavours can meld. Add the rocket right before serving.

    Recipe by: claudi

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    Make a real Italian risotto with white asparagus. It's easy with this delicious recipe, which is best enjoyed when white asparagus is in season.

    Recipe by: 3Wine

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    In other news if you didn't already know, gnocchi makes the world go round. And don’t just take my word for it, try this awesome recipe, try not to immediately fall into a food coma, and then agree with me. Enjoy!

    Recipe by: dontgobaconmyheart

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    A smooth and delicious soup that will warm the cockles of your heart. Enjoy with crusty fresh bread spread with lashings of butter. It's perfect for the cold winter months.

    Recipe by: Capucine

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    A special starter for a dinner for two: cooked white asparagus with smoked salmon, topped with fresh herbs and Parmesan cheese.

    Recipe by: Leckerschmecker

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    Use thinly sliced fresh salmon fillets or smoked salmon in this elegant starter or light meal. Serve with slices of fresh crusty bread to mop up the sauce.

    Recipe by: Lena

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    Wild garlic leaves tastes like chives and can be foraged in the early spring. Use them in this homemade mayonnaise and serve with white asparagus, ham and boiled baby potatoes for a delicious spring meal.

    Recipe by: friederike

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    This is a classic German recipe with white asparagus, hard boiled eggs and ham. Serve with some mixed lettuce as a light supper or lunch.

    Recipe by: Hanni

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    A hearty asparagus quiche with bacon and a puff pastry base. You can use green or white asparagus, or a combination of the two.

    Recipe by: Chantal

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