Grüner Spargel (green asparagus) on the grill

First Spain, and now the German green asparagus is here! It is such a treat to see their debut at our farmer’s market. I find the colour of German green asparagus really beautiful with their luminescent tips. It’s almost a pity to grill them, but you can enjoy them raw too. Canadian asparagus is generally…

Spargel (white asparagus) with Hollandaise and potatoes

It’s Spargelzeit ‘asparagus time’ in Germany! Spargel is very popular here. Full menus are dedicated to this white gold of vegetables, and Germans have no problem paying the high price when first available in the season. White asparagus is grown under mounds of dirt to allow them to thicken and not produce chlorophyl before picking….