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23 (Thur) Apr – 31 (Sun) May 2020
@ Times Square, Harbour City, ifc mall and New Town Plaza stores
Nutritious and delicious asparagus from Europe is at its best from April to June. This spring & summer, city'super sources this ingredient from Europe at its freshest and brings you a range of cooking and healthy eating ideas.
Asparagus is a common side dish in Eurpoean cooking, and is known as “the king of vegetables”. This mildly flavoured, crunchy and nutritious vegetable pairs excellently with other ingredients.
As we head into spring and the asparagus season, city'super is excited to bring you colourful asparagus sourced from all over the world to help you create a beautiful spring feast.
UK Green Asparagus
Picked daily in the morning to ensure freshness.
French White Asparagus
Known as “white gold” and “queen of spring”, the white asparagus is in season in April and has a firm texture. Be sure to peel before cooking.
French Pink Asparagus
Incredibly rare as it is difficult to grow. The pink asparagus stems are mild in texture and creamy, while the tips are sweet.
Italian Purple Asparagus
Grown with minimum intervention, this striking variety of asparagus is known for exceptional sweetness and a mildly nutty flavour.
The asparagus is in season, and both home cooks and seasoned chefs are no doubt searching for premium ingredients to stock up on for their kitchen. To create healthy and delicious asparagus dishes, it is important to choose the freshest and best-quality ingredients.
You can be 100% confident when you’re shopping at city'super, and here are four reasons why:
Now that you’ve purchased some fresh ingredients, how do you store them to make sure they are fresher for longer? city'super brings you the trendy Jarden Home Ball Mason Jar (comes in 1L and 2L size), a kitchen essential to keep your ingredients fresh. Here are 7 steps on how you can keep asparagus fresh for as long as possible!
Crisp, refreshing and nutritious, asparagus works great with other ingredients. Now is the season for asparagus, and we have sourced the best-quality asparagus from all over the world to create exciting dishes with this seasonal ingredient just for you!
Asparagus Quinoa Maki
Made with fresh green asparagus and nutritious quinoa in a healthy Japanese style.
Asparagus & Smoked Salmon Potato Salad
Tender, sweet and low in calories, the asparagus matches perfectly with smoked salmon potato salad.
Grilled Salmon with Asparagus and Tomato Couscous
Fresh asparagus mixed with healthy couscous and Omega-3 rich grilled salmon.
*Available at city'super – Fusion Deli/ RF1/Sushi & Sashimi Counter
To bring a delightful experience to our foodie customers, city'super has partnered with Kichiri, Japanese F&B company, to work on limited-edition dishes for Amazing Food Hall. Kichiri has a wealth of experience in creating innovative wine and dining experience in Japan and abroad, and is collaborating with city'super from menu design to F&B operations and service. All ingredients used in the menu are carefully selected and of the best quality. If you – like us – adore asparagus dishes, head on over to city'super Times Square store and try them for yourself!
Seasonal Asparagus ＆ New Potato Spaghetti with Pesto Sauce
Made using seasonal asparagus paired with pesto sauce and fresh pasta from Italian brand Antiea Pasteria.
Blooming Asparagus Salad
Using fresh green asparagus to create a colourful fruit salad that is perfect for spring.
Slow Cook Duck Breast with Asparagus, Caramelised Shallot and Mashed Potato
Slow cooks the French Delpeyrat duck breast for a more delicate and tender texture, then serve with seared asparagus and caramelised shallot butter sauce.
*Available at city'super Times Square AMAZING FOOD HALL
In traditional European cuisine, asparagus is often paired with fish, meat, salad, cheese and ham, and red wine. Asparagus is now in season, and city'super is happy to share with you cooking ideas with asparagus taking the centrestage. Click on the "View Recipe" for detailed recipes, and find all the ingredients you need at city'super.
1. Grilled Steak with Asparagus and Basil Butter
Recommended Wine Pairing: Flowers Sonoma Coast Pinot Noir 2016/2017
2. Grilled Sardines with Asparagus and Roasted Red Pepper Salsa
3. White Asparagus & Serrano Ham with Honey Mustard Dressing
Recommended Wine Pairing: Alta Alella Mirgin Brut Reserva 2016 / 2017
4. Fresh Asparagus with Poached Eggs
A refreshing vegetable delicacy, asparagus is loved by many chefs as a cooking ingredient. As you’ve been cooking more at home recently, why not add asparagus onto your shopping list for some seasonal cooking inspirations!
Click on the "View Recipe" for detailed recipes of asparagus dishes. Find all the ingredients you need at city'super!
1. Sautéed Pork Loin with Asparagus and Cherry Tomato
2. Stir-fried Scallops with Asparagus
Recommended Wine Pairing: Reine Pedauque Ladoix Blanc 2016
3. Fried Asparagus with Goat Cheese and Bread Crumbs
Recommended Wine Pairing: Jean-Luc Colombo Côte du Rhône Les Abeilles Blanc 2016 / 2017
4. Asparagus Cheese Omelet
Not only does the asparagus taste great, it also comes in lovely, romantic spring colours. It is now the asparagus season, and city'super is bringing asparagus fans a series of cute asparagus-themed products as well as exciting special offers. Buy now at your nearest city'super store!
Asparagus Cotton Tea Towel (40 x 60 cm)
An elegant design with asparagus pattern.
Made with 100% cotton and is great for both drying dishes and placing underneath trays as decoration.
Asparagus Roll-Up Table Mat (40 x 30 cm) – Purple / Green
Two colours available. Printed with asparagus design and rolls up to resemble an asparagus, adding a touch of spring to your dining table.
Asparagus Printed Apron
100% polyester and easy to clean. The apron has asparagus pattern designed by city'super, and is a limited-edition item.
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