Poached White Asparagus

There’s a big difference between green and white asparagus. Many people are only familiar with the green variety – unless you are living in Germany, France, Austria or Switzerland, where the white variety is much more appreciated.

Sometimes white asparagus will have purple tips. This is common for French versions. They believe white asparagus should be uncovered for one day before harvesting, which will activate the chlorophyll process and begin to turn the tips a purple color. The tips are a bit more bitter than purely white varieties, but the French just adore these asparagus that have been

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