The Secret of Asparagi
Aug 01,2019 fabrizio fumiaThe Greek aspharagos, derived from the Persian asparag, means "sprout". Yes, because the edible part of the plant is not a fruit, but precisely its bud, more precisely the shoot, that is the jet of the plant, which then turns into a new stem if it is not collected. Asparagus is an ingredient that humans have loved to eat for over 2000 years, the first attestations in recipes date back to ancient Egypt. The most classic combination of asparagus in the kitchen is with the egg, but looking on the net you can find many other uses of this vegetable in tasty recipes. Eating asparagus is good for the body and mind, rich in vitamin A, B and C, they are also good for mood because they are rich in tryptophan, an amino acid used to synthesize serotonin, which is the neurotransmitter of happiness.