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onions have a mild, delicate flavour. They grow in
a similar way to garlic and when peeled will divide
into two or more cloves.
How To Use Shallots
are often included whole in stews and casserole.
Shallots can be used in recipes where just a small
amount of onion is need or where only a subtle onion
flavour is required.
How To Prepare Shallots
and tail shallots and then peel the outer skin away.
If there are several bulbs, pull them apart and
leave whole or slice or chop finely.
How To Cook Shallots
can be fried or added to stews and casseroles. To
fry, heat 1 tbsp olive oil in a pan, add the chopped
shallot and cook for 5 - 10 minutes, stirring occasionally
How To Store Shallots
in a cool, dry place for one to two weeks.
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