Asparagus and Shiitake Mushrooms
Comes the month of May and I am on the look out for asparagus! Yesterday, May 14, 5 asparagus were tall and fat enough to propose themselves for dinner! With little hesitation I harvested them and was wondering what else I could find in the yard to cook with them. I found some baby kale and spinach and my husband offered some shiitake mushrooms that were ready to pick on his logs. We had dinner!
In a cast iron pot, I warmed up some coconut oil and sautéed for few minutes some spring onions with caraway and black mustard seeds. Then added the shiitake mushrooms. When they started to cook, I added the asparagus cut in bite sizes for few more minutes. When mushrooms and asparagus were cooked, it was time to add the greens. When the spinach and kale got bright green it was time to serve over some saffron rice!
Nothing like eating with the season and fresh out of the garden. All my senses were satisfied! I felt nourished and happy!
P.S. Salt and pepper of course!
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