Humble Onions


The humble onion is in every kitchen. It is mostly used in recipes to add flavor. However, it has curative powers that make it an essential medicinal plant. Like garlic, it is a member of the lily family. There can be no doubting the ability of the juices contained in onions; anyone who has ever sliced one and shed a tear is only too aware that they hold something special. Quite apart from its medicinal properties the onion merely is delicious. It forms the basis of so many dishes – whether raw, sautéed, baked, steamed or boiled that it would be difficult to imagine the cuisine of any country without it. see post at https://www.bbcgoodfood.com/howto/guide/ingredient-focus-onions

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Onions


Onions are part of the allium family of vegetables and herbs, which also includes chives, garlic, scallions and leeks. Allium vegetables have been cultivated for centuries for not only their characteristic, pungent flavors but also for their medicinal properties. Read more here: http://www.medicalnewstoday.com/articles/276714.php

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