Lampagioni refers to muscari (Muscari comosum) or tassel hyacinth, It is about 35mm in diameter, whose edible part is the root, bulb must be cooked, with a slightly bitter taste, but is appreciated by certain ethnic groups, especially Greeks and Italians. It is used in spring. The cooked bulbs, can be preserved in oil, and are used as a relish. It is from the onion family, small, squat and hard with a pleasantly bitter taste. They are used in Puglia, boiled and served as a salad, as a side dish for meat, in frittate or baked with potatoes. It is also known as Lampascioni

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