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What you should know about Onions

  • Store onions in a cool, dark and well ventilated place – not in plastic bags as this encourages them to sweat.
  • Avoid refrigerating or storing your onions with other foods that may absorb the onion flavour.
  • Onions can also help to soothe insect bites, stings and even burns – by rubbing them onto the affected areas it will help to ease the pain.
  • Need to clean your Grill or BBQ? Chop an onion in half and turn it on. Using a fork glide the onion around the grill to scrub it clean.
  • Can onions really soothe a sore throat? Apparently yes! Onion tea is thought to help. Bring to the boil 1 cup of water with the peels of ½ an onion. Once boiled remove onion and serve.