Try this interesting way to prepare asparagus.


  • 1 bunch asparagus
  • 1 truffle
  • 20 ml truffle juice
  • splash of truffle vinegar
  • 1 tea spoon truffle oil
  • 1 egg
  • 100 ml vegetable oil
  • pinch of salt
  • 5 twists of fresh white pepper
  • 2 l boiling water
  • 90 g salt


  • Prepare the asparagus by removing the bottom 1/4 which will be woody. Blitz the egg, truffle, salt, truffle vinegar, truffle juice then slowly add the vegetable oil.
  • Taste - add truffle oil and pepper.
  • Blanch asparagus in boiling salted water. Once water returns to boil remove asparagus-season lightly add olive oil and serve the truffle dressing.

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