Wild asparagus make a fabulous risotto!

Yes, yes they do. Now I’m hungry!

Pomodori Wonderland

Let’s go get them… 


At springtime Puglia’s outback is at its best, the usual very dry landscape becomes all intense green. What better way to enjoy all this beauty  hunting wild asparagus?

My experienced, 80-yaers old friend told me to look near the muretti in secco, they hide overthere because they love rocky land.


Surprised as I was I found a whole lot of them, eventough others came before me, found a lot without top, Italians don’t waist any nature’s gift…



Let’s honour them in a very simple risotto

(You can easily use the normal, green asparagus)


  • Asparagus
  • 1/4 dry white wine
  • Parmigiano
  • olive oil
  • 1/2 cup chopped shallots
  • About 4 cups chicken or vegetable stock (you can use a knorr square melted in water)
  • salt
  • some parsley
  • rice for risotto (carnarolo is the best ricetype to make risotto)

1. Fry the shopped shallots  in some olive…

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