Everything is new in “May(bock)”

May is also a true month of bliss from a culinary point of view: there is an abundance of fresh asparagus for green and white gourmet orgies, the first tender shoots of lettuce delight the palate, and the desire to enjoy epicurean May delicacies on a Sunday plate is incredibly high. And of course, you can find the right recipe with us!

All you need: Maibock with asparagus salad for 4

Ingredients for the asparagus salad
  • 250g each of white and green asparagus
  • Salt
  • 2 tbsp white wine vinegar
  • 1 tsp each elderberry syrup and Dijon mustard
  • 3-4 tbsp safflower oil
  • 1 large tomato
  • 2 shallots
How to Salad:

Cut off woody ends of asparagus, peel white asparagus. Cut both asparagus into long, thin strips with a peeler. Then mix asparagus with a little salt in a bowl and let stand for about 15 minutes.

Cut the tomatoes crosswise, dip them briefly into boiling water and then remove the skin. Halve, core, and cut into 5mm cubes. Finely chop the shallots.

For the marinade, mix well salt, white wine vinegar, elderberry syrup, mustard, and safflower oil, add diced tomatoes and shallots.

Mix the asparagus with the prepared marinade and arrange it on plates.

Ingredients for the may bock
  • 500g of loin of roe deer from the May buck
  • salt & pepper
  • 2 tsp game spice
  • 2 tablespoons rapeseed oil
How to May buck:

Rub the fillet of the saddle of venison with salt, pepper, and game spices and leave to marinate for a while. Then fry in hot oil until lightly pink on all sides and reheat in the preheated oven if necessary so that the core temperature is 50-60 °C. The fillet is then wonderfully pink on the inside. Then the fillet is wonderfully pink inside.

Cut the finished fillet in half crosswise, lengthwise into thick slices, and arrange on the prepared plates – enjoy!

If you don’t feel like wielding the wooden spoon yourself, you’re in luck: On May 19, the hotel and restaurant business in Austria finally reopens! Finally, we can be pampered again by trained cooks, the service staff will bring and fetch our food and even the dishes are taken care of. Visit your favorite host and book your favorite hotel! Just let yourselves be pampered and relax. After a long time of renunciation, we all deserve it.