Undercover onion facts

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    Cut onion in half lengthways
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  • 2
    Slice off one end
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  • 3
    Peel off outer skin and make parallel cuts from end
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  • 4
    Make cuts across onion
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Onions come in 3 main colours: white, brown and red. They each have different flavours:

  • White – Full Flavoured
  • Brown – Mild Flavoured
  • Red – Sweet Flavoured

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Did you know that slowly cooking onions makes them softer and sweeter but does not significantly alter their nutritional value?

To learn how to make delicious caramelised onions, click here to watch Scott Gooding's 'Make it sweet' video

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STOP THE TEARS

  1. Refrigerate onions an hour prior to chopping
  2. Peel the onions under cold running water
  3. Slice and dice with a sharp knife

 

For more information, click here to watch Scott Gooding's 'No more tears' video