Asparagus Bread Salad with Parma Ham
The German classic “asparagus with ham” has been modified into an Italian-inspired crunchy asparagus bread salad. Of course, no smoked ham is used for this salad, but fine Parma ham. Fresh spring wild herbs, fruity-sweet pieces of melon and juicy mozzarella cheese round off this recipe.read more
Ground Elder Tarte – by no means weeds!
Ground elder, the weed known as “gardener’s fright”, is considered ineradicable. What can be done about it? Just eat it! Ground elder is delicious (and so healthy) in salads, as lemonade, pesto or – as in my recipe – as ground elder tarte.read more
Really wild wild herbs salad
What they sell on the domestic German markets as “wild asparagus” botanically is no asparagus. Of course wild asparagus exists, and I know it from my time in northern Spain, where we collected the wild asparagus in nature. Here in Germany, however, the flower sprouts of the Pyrenean Star of Bethlehem are offered under this term, mostly grown in France. And it is really delicious. Raw or steamed, it tastes very intense. For a wild herb salad a “snappy” enrichment.read more
Eye candy & culinary delight
What happens when the king of vegetables meets the queen of shells? Well, it can only be magically delicious, right? When wild herbs, sugar snap peas, young peas and pomegranate seeds join asparagus and scallops, the taste sensation is perfect. And the best thing is: this delicious dish is on the table in half an hour!read more