"Acqua e zapudda fannu cipudda" - "Water and hoeing produce onions".
- Sicilian proverb
It must have taken a lot of both to produce this enormous specimen from the "onion town" of Giarratana. I put a "normal"-sized onion beside it and photographed it in a basket with other oniony things to give you a better idea of its size:
I wonder how much I'll cry when I peel it?