Asparagi is the Italian word for asparagus, usually served boiled and cold with mayonnaise, or served cut up in pasta or risotto. Both white and green varieties are available across Italy. Young spears are simply boiled, steamed or roasted and dressed with olive oil and grated cheese.

Asparagi is pronounced "ah-spah-rah-jee"

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