Lampascioni or lambascioni are a real delicacy for people of Puglia.

They are wild onion with a bitter taste and grow up in the uncultivated soils.

They come out ploughing the soils and are sold like a delicious thing.

Unlike the normal onions, they need 4 or 5 years to grow up and being picked

500 gr of lampascioni

500 gr of potatoes

extra virgin olive oil

salt and pepper

Clean lampascioni and let them in the water for six hours so that they llose some of their bitter taste.

Dry and nick them at the bottom like a cross.

Skin and cut the potatoes in slices.

Put lampascioni and potatoes in a greased pot; add salt pepper and plentiful oil.

Put in the oven and let all cooking for an hour.

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