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Me and King Louis XIV….

AsparagusMe and King Louis XIV of France have one thing in common, we share the same love for asparagus. In fact he loved that vegetable so much that he had special greenhouses built so that he could enjoy asparagus year round! Unfortunately I cannot do the same….

But with Spring comes asparagus and I love that! I use to boil them for a couple of minutes…then I fry them in a frying pan for a couple for 1-2 minutes with some salty butter…then I serve them with some parmesan cheese on top…delicious appetizer!

Did you know that asparagus is a good source of vitamin B6, calcium, magnesium and zinc, dietary fiber, protein, vitamin A, vitamin C, vitamin E, vitamin K, thiamin, riboflavin, rutin, niacin, folic acid, iron, phosphorus, potassium, copper, manganese and selenium as well as chromium?

FR: Moi et le roi Louis XIV de France partageons la même amour pour les asperges. En fait, il avait des serres spéciales construites pour les profites pendant toute de l’année. Malheureusement je ne peux pas faire la même chose…

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This Paris blog is created and maintained by Solli, a Swedish Expat living in Paris working as a Photographer. When she is not behind the lens or setting off to a new destination she loves to be in the kitchen and play around with whole, organic and seasonal food. In this blog she shares some glimpses of her everyday life as a bonne vivante wherever in the world she might be. Enjoy following her journey through life...

1 Comment

  • Louis XIV
    29 April 2012 at 15:02

    Enjoy your Asparagus, Queen Solli of Sweden!

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