Asparagus & Shiso Purple, Enrich the white asparagus with Shiso Purple

Enrich the white asparagus with Shiso Purple. The clear cumin flavour and the fantastic deep purple color is a fantastic combination with white asparagus. Shiso Purple is very versatile, with a high decorative content.


  • White asparagus
  • cooked ham
  • poached egg
  • creme fraiche
  • Shiso Purple


  • Remove the bottom of the asparagus and peel them all around with a vegetable peeler from just below the top.
  • Cook the asparagus in a large saucepan with boiling water and salt for 10 minutes.
  • After 10 minutes, turn off the heat and leave the asparagus in the hot cooking liquid for another 10 minutes.
  • After 4 minutes, place the foil-wrapped eggs in the hot asparagus liquid for 6 minutes.
  • Remove the asparagus with a slotted spoon and place them on plates.
  • Pour the butter over the asparagus, spread the cooked ham over it and serve the poached eggs.
  • Finish it off with Shiso Purple.

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