Stem and leaf vegetable. Young stems sold green, white or purple. Tierno and appreciated. White people are not exposed to sunlight for no Breeden. They have a very mild flavor with a subtle touch of bitterness.
There are two main varieties of asparagus, white and green.
– White asparagus: grows underground, so that, by not receiving sunlight, does not develop chlorophyll, green pigment responsible for the plant
– Green asparagus: Asparagus also called black, bitter or triguero. Grows in contact with sunlight. Thus, chlorophyll is developed and this range gives a green color.
Does your best time? Which takes place during the months of April and May.
When purchasing fresh asparagus have selected the specimens with closed and compact tips, straight and firm stem and without discoloration.
To keep fresh asparagus properly and thus get them from maintaining their qualities, have to get involved with a damp cloth and kept in the refrigerator up to three weeks. If introduced in a plastic bag, remain only two or three days. Over time they become harder. Therefore, it is best to eat them as soon as possible.
Pets Asparagus freezing, but once thawed lose firmness.