Onion is a type of ingredient which is used in almost all dishes. Commonly onions are of three types: white onion, red onion and yellow onion. Yellow onions can be used for cooking almost anything. It has a very good tangy sweet flavor.
The traces of onion were first found in the Bronze Age. But after almost two thousand years, the cultivation of onions took place in ancient Egypt. Yellow onions are actually Spanish onions and they are very big in size. These onions have golden brown skin and are very mild.
A yellow onion seed grows very fast, in almost 4 months. So, it is an all time favorite for home gardeners. It gives a very good flavor to French soup. Onion seeds are used as sprouts in sandwiches and salads. Onion powder is used as a spice in cooking.
Benefits & Features
This product has many good qualities in it. It is very effective for diabetes, heart disease, osteoporosis and many other diseases. Its chemical compounds have antioxidant, anticholesterol and anticancer properties. It can also cure boils and blisters. It is very useful for human beings but is toxic to dogs, cats and some other animals.