Green Asparagus with Caviar Sauce                                                   Starter


Serves 4


1 tsp                          sugar

16                              stalks green asparagus

1                                slice white bread

juice from ½   lemon


Caviar sauce:

200 g                         heavy cream

40 g                           Sevruga caviar

lemon juice






Bring a large pot of water to a boil, season with sugar, salt and lemon juice. Add asparagus and white bread and cook over high heat for about 8 minutes. (The bread will absorb any bitterness.)

To make the caviar sauce, briefly whisk heavy cream with a wire whisk and season to taste with salt and lemon juice. Bring sauce to a boil.

To finish:

Drain asparagus and arrange on plates.

Again, bring sauce to a boil, whisk, and pour over asparagus. Garnish with caviar.