Recipe Tip: Asparagus Salad - Falstaff

Recipe Tip: Asparagus Salad - Falstaff

Top Recipe. All ingredients and tips for getting it right. Asparagus is such a seasonal treat that it's best to treat it simply. This fresh and crunchy salad makes a good light lunch or side dish. A drizzle of poppy seed oil raises it above the ordinary.



    1. Step 1

      Heat the oil in a frying pan. When hot, add the asparagus and fry for 5 minutes.
    2. Step 2

      Season lightly with salt and pepper and add the poppy seed oil and vinegar. Mix well.
    3. Step 3

      Add the tomatoes and stir briefly to coat in the dressing.
    4. Step 4

      Serve garnished with the spring onions and baby salad leaves.
    5. Step 5

      Kässpätzle with a Mixed Salad Cheese lovers, if you haven't yet come across the luscious dish that is kässpätzle, you are in for a treat with these cheesy pan-fried dumplings. Here, 'Monsieur Comté' Reinhold Schuster prepares the them with the French mountain cheese Comté. Dumplings
    6. Step 6

      Courgette Salad with Saffron Yoghurt, Honey and Nuts This summery creation is by top chef Rudi Obauer, prepared with courgettes from the farm of actor Tobias Moretti – but it will taste just as good made in your own home kitchen with local ingredients. Vegetables
    7. Step 7

      Wild Herb Salad with Confit Egg Yolk and Spelt Bread This is a salad with a difference. Rebecca Clopath's recipe is dressed with apple cider vinegar and hazelnut oil dressing and is served with confit egg yolk, wild leeks and her homemade spelt bread. Salad
    8. Step 8

      Courgette Salad with Saffron Yoghurt, Honey and Walnuts This sunny dish combines yellow courgettes with saffron-tinged yoghurt. Add touch of sweet honey, a walnutty crunch and a few fresh herbs and you have the makings of a light, fresh starter. Starters
    9. Step 9

      Tomato and Burrata Salad Food blogger Julian Kutos' summery salad, made with luscious ripe tomatoes and creamy burrata, is quick to prepare. As with all the simplest dishes, use the best ingredients you can find. Salad