Ingrédients for 6 people.

-12 white asparagus

-1,5 Oz  butter

-1 Oz flour

--6;7 fl Oz of milk

-3,5 Oz Roquefort


Rinse the asparagus and remove the hard base.

Peel the white asparagus 1,2 pouces below the bud.

Steam them for 15 minutes and cut them into sections.

Heat the butter in a small saucepan, when it starts to melt, stir in the flour. Cook to form a white roux. Gradually dissolve the milk and bring to a boil, stirring constantly.

Add 3,5 Oz crumbled blue cheese.

Divide the asparagus into individual buttered gratin dishes.

Coat with cheese sauce and bake 10 min in the oven preheated to  356 ° F. (th. 6).

Enjoy your meal !

Marie-Chantal de Verneuil for DayNewsWorld