Today I’ll show you my Black Salsify Soup recipe. The black salsify as a delicate vegetable in the soup, lightly and finely cooked.
The long, slender black salsify almost fell into oblivion, thanks to “asparagus all year round”.
The white root on the inside and the black root on the outside were popular as asparagus substitutes for a long time. We know the roots as miner’s asparagus and winter asparagus. The season is from October to May.
Now the root has emancipated itself from the real asparagus and can shine with its fine taste in the kitchen and on the table.
I am definitely a fan of black salsify!
Let’s just prepare this healthy retro vegetable now. I’ll show you the steps to the perfect result. Have fun and good luck!
How do we get the black root white? Of course, peel it with a peeler. But please make some preparations:
put on rubber gloves
prepare a bowl with water plus lemon juice
peel the black salsifies and put them in the lemon water
Why all this? The black salsify secretes a sticky juice that not only sticks unpleasantly but can also leave your fingers brown for a long time. Both of us don’t want that.
This is not a cooking incantation ceremony! The black salsify sticks, putting on ritual gloves is a remedy!
In addition, the now white peeled black salsify turns brown quickly when exposed to air – i.e. in contact with oxygen. The immersion in lemon water prevents this process and even supports the taste of the tender root through the light fine acidity.
So the root remains white: put lemon juice or ascorbic acid into cold water and put the peeled roots into it.
Black salsify boils well in slightly salty water for about 20 minutes until soft and cooked.
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