Fried Fiddleheads and Asparagus

Yes, you’ve got it, these are young fern fronds, otherwise known as fiddleheads or, here in Bhutan, as ‘Nakey‘. They are either fried as a side dish or cooked and eaten with meat and chillies, the ubiquitous ingredient in Bhutanese cooking. Sold alongside long spears of asparagus, they are said to have a similar texture. As for taste, I’ll just have to find out…….


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