Asparagus tips can be eaten raw. Raw asparagus tips have a slightly sweet flavor and a crisp texture. Thinly sliced, they are a great addition to any salad. Boiling, steaming, roasting, sautéing, broiling, and pan-roasting are all great cooking methods for asparagus and asparagus tips. Get the recipe for roasted asparagus tips with Parmesan cheese here.