Baby asparagus

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Baby asparagus

The green baby asparagus tips are the young tips of the large, green asparagus. They have a refined and delicate flavour. Besides that, they are wonderfully tender and crunchy.

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Origin

Asparagus has been known as a vegetable for 5000 years. According to sources, the vegetable originated in ancient Mesopotamia. There is also evidence dating back to Ancient Egypt. Ancient wall drawings in the pyramid of Sakkara show an asparagus offering for the Faro. At the beginning of the twentieth century, the asparagus found its way to Europe.

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Baby asparagus

How to store

You can keep the asparagus tips in the fridge for 2-3 days. Wrap them in a damp tea towel to keep them nice and fresh.

How to eat

You do not have to peel baby asparagus and you could use them directly. You can cook, stir-fry or bake them. They are delicious in a salad or roasted from the BBQ wrapped in a slice of bacon/ham.

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