Who doesn’t love an asparagus mimosa? I am a little egg obsessed, this is well established. In low moments, I love egg mayonnaise. It was one of the first things that I started to make myself as a teenager. Chopped onion, chopped boiled egg and mayonnaise, with salt and pepper, sometimes with tomato, always between two slices of bread. It was my thing, along with potato salad. I combined them at times (and I suggest you do too, if you never have). When I was hungry, egg mayonnaise was what I wanted. Every time. Now, when I am tired or sore or sick, I reach for egg mayo too.
Egg mayo is so much more than invalid food. It is deeply satisfying and nourishing, not just on its own or between slices of bread, it is wonderful with asparagus in an asparagus mimosa, and fun in delicious served inside a scooped out tomato. Mimosa is a simple thing, chopped boiled egg, dressed and scattered on top of asparagus is all it is. This time I elevated it with a crisp chorizo crumb, something which I suggest you bulk make, and then try not to eat it all in one go. Chorizo crumb goes with pretty much everything. Scatter some on a fried egg, serve it as a meaty pangrattato in place of parmesan, even better with. Continue reading