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Get your fill of local asparagus

17 May, 2010 , ,

Tender, fresh and delicately tasty, asparagus from Quebec are finally back! They can be easily identified by the “Aliments Québec” logo printed either on a yellow elastic band or on the producers’ label, which is a sign of unparalleled freshness and nutritional value.

But you’d better hurry, because their harvesting season is quite short. Rich in iron, magnesium, potassium, vitamins B and C, alimentary fibres, with 90% water content, asparagus is known for its re-mineralizing and diuretic properties. Nothing like it to get prepared for spring!

A few of our recipes that feature asparagus:

Creamy Asparagus Soup

Creamy Asparagus Soup

 

Originally published in the Journal de Montréal on June 3, 2006.

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Cinzia Cuneo

Cinzia Cuneo, founder of SOSCuisine.com, never wanted to neglect the quality of her food. She shares her special expertise to make good food quickly and without complications!

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