- KNOW YOUR VEG
is the most widely used onion. With its a pungent
aroma and strong flavour it is a good all-round onion.
Choose firm, blemish-free onions and avoid any that
have green shoots.
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How To Use Brown Onion
onions are usually served cooked and are used in
a wide range of dishes where a distinctive onion
flavour is required including casseroles, liver
and onions, sauces, gravies, soups, pies, pizzas
How To Prepare Brown Onion
a thin slice from the top of the onion. Peel the
skin away and remove any soft outer layers. Hold
the onion by the root and slice or cut in half and
chop into even-sized pieces.
How To Cook Brown Onion
can be fried or steamed. To fry, heat 1 tbsp olive
oil in a pan, add the prepared onion and cook for
5 - 10 minutes, stirring occasionally until tender.
To steam, place whole, peeled onions or sliced onions
in a steamer. Cook whole onions for 40 - 50 minutes
and sliced onions for 15 - 20 minutes.
How To Store Brown Onion
in a cool, dry place for up to 1 month.
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