White asparagus carpaccio - carpaccio di asparagi bianchi

White asparagus carpaccio - carpaccio di asparagi bianchi

White asparagus are a real treat, and the most famous are from Bassano, in Veneto. I got a bunch for my birthday, the Bassano bunches are quite big so we made a few meals out of them: I tried the alla Bassanese and also al burro, but nothing beats a carpaccio, simply made with:

raw white asparagus, cleaned and thinly sliced

Rocket salad (rucola)

Shaved Parmigiano Reggiano

to dress: extra virgin olive oil, salt and (optional) balsamic vinegar.

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