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New season Asparagus, soft poached egg, mustard dressing recipe

The first English Asparagus

Serves4
Preparation5 Mins
Cooking Time15 Mins

I look forward to having this dish every year, it is a celebration of the best Hens eggs, organic of course and the first British asparagus, cooked simply, what a treat.

Ingredients Required

For the poached egg:

1Ltr
Water
2 tsp
White wine vinegar
4 medium
Eggs, organic

For the asparagus and spinach:

1Ltr
Water
16 medium
Asparagus spears, trimmed
30g
Unsalted butter
150g
Baby spinach leaves, washed and drained
Salt and pepper to taste

For the mustard dressing:

1 tbsp
Dijon mustard
1 tbsp
White wine vinegar
2 tbsp
Water
3 tbsp
Non scented oil (vegetable, refined rapeseed etc)
1 pinch
Sea salt
1 pinch
Freshly ground black pepper

To finish:

4 tbsp
Hazelnuts, toasted and lightly crushed

Cooking Method

Voila!

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