Captains Dinner Logo
to top
Asparagus with vanilla hollandaise, garnished with lemon balm

Vanilla hollandaise with asparagus

April 25th, 2019 | main dishes

At home, we love the first asparagus in the season quite classically with smoked ham, Sauce Hollandaise and the first new potatoes. But then we love to have varieties. Since my dearest captain always likes to bring home the very best vanilla from his travels, there is nothing better than refining a hollandaise with it.

Vanilla hollandaise with asparagus

Vanilla and asparagus – this is a true dream team! A slight chili spicyness and the fresh note of the lemon balm give the special twist.

Asparagus with vanilla hollandaise is suitable as a light main course or as a side dish to veal schnitzel or fish, such as sole, monkfish or pike perch.

Vanilla hollandaise with asparagus

(4 servings)

2 kg asparagus
peel and cook in boiling water with some salt, sugar and butter for about 8 - 10 minutes
1 vanilla pod
cut lengthwise, scrape out the pulp, cut the pod into pieces
1 shallot, chopped
2 bay leaves
100 ml white wine
bring to the boil together with the vanilla pods and boil down to a half over high heat, set aside
150 g butter
cut into pieces, melt on low heat
pour the cooked broth through a strainer in a bowl, place the bowl in a water bath
3 egg yolks
½ red chili pepper, gutted, cut into thin strips
put in the bowl together with the vanilla pulp and stir until you get a light, thick cream
now gradually beat the butter into the cream
½ ts salt
1 dash of lemon juice
season
1 branch of lemon balm
arrange the asparagus on the plates, serve garnished with lemon balm

Leave me a message

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Red Bags of Paprika Powder displayed in Budapest's Great Market Hall October 4th, 2018 | Landgänge

24 hours Budapest

This rush was not even necessary during our visit to Budapest. After all, this was not a “shoreleave” of the usual kind. I mean, Budapest cannot be reached by cruise ships, and in all cases by river ships. But we were there simply on vacation, by plane. It’s our first time in Budapest and in Hungary. Invited by our dear friend, the ship’s doctor.

read more
Spicy roasted cauliflower with Tabasco November 18th, 2018 | main dishes

Tabasco cauliflower – a hot issue

In this recipe, the cauliflower bathes in a spicy marinade with Tabasco, garlic and turmeric. Roasted in the oven it’s an absolutely simple low-carb food.

read more
Gurken Lachs Sushi July 17th, 2023 | main dishes

Cucumber salmon sushi – a quick recipe for hot days

Hot days, tropical nights – you don’t have an appetite for a warm meal? And don’t feel like standing in the kitchen for a long time? Then these cucumber salmon sushi are just right for you! They are quickly “assembled” and simply taste delicious! I’ll show you how to do it:

read more

Subscribe

Just enter your data, and you will be notified of the latest posts.