Asparagus with Morels

Asperges Violettes aux Morilles

Preparation info

  • Serves

    4

    • Difficulty

      Easy

Appears in

The Cooking of South West France

By Paula Wolfert

Published 1987

  • About

This landais combination of asparagus and morels makes for an elegant, easy to prepare, and marvelous spring vegetable dish. Though excellent with fresh morels, this dish is even better made with dried ones, which have a deeper flavor.

Soaking the morels in milky water makes them more succulent, but be sure to strain through several layers of cheesecloth before using. The perfume of the sauce becomes intoxicatingly intense if they are prepared in advance and allowed to stand for a f