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An Asparagus Treat: Jasper Hollow Pillow

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Spring and summer bring fresh asparagus spears. Scrape them into thin flakes, roll them up, and drizzle with sweet and sour sauce. It’s crispy, refreshing, and offers up a surprisingly pleasant bouquet.

Asparagus Recipe: Jasper Hollow Pillow  ( serves 4 ) 


10 thick green asparagus spears

2 litres water

1 tablespoon oil

2 teaspoons sugar

5g salt

1½ tablespoons steamed fish soy sauce

1 tablespoon white vinegar

2 teaspoons sesame oil

½ teaspoon cornstarch

2 tablespoons water


1. Use a peeler to scrape the asparagus spears into long strips. 

2. Mix the cornstarch with 2 tablespoons water, set aside.

3. Boil 2 litres of water with salt and oil.

4. Put the strips in water and blanch for 1 minute, 

    then remove from water.

5. Roll them into small hollow rolls and 

    arrange on plate. 

6. Combine steamed fish soy sauce, white vinegar, sugar,   

    salt, 2 tablespoons of water, and sesame oil in a small 


7. Bring to a boil. 

8. Thicken by adding cornstarch.

9. Pour over asparagus.


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This story is from Magnifissance Issue 106

Issue 106
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