Tag: Vegitable

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 Рwhether raw, saut̩ed, 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

Bell Peppers

  In the U.S. the term sweet pepper covers a wide variety of mild peppers that, like the chile, belong to the capsicum family. The best known sweet peppers are bell peppers, named for their bell-like shape. They have a mild, sweet flavor and crisp juicy flesh. When young most bell peppers are a rich,

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