How Do You Cut Onion??
Do you ever wonder in which direction to slice onion? Do I slice lengthwise or crosswise?? This is my onion rules I usually follow… 1. Let’s see how to process onion… First, trim off the head and root and then remove skin.
There are so many recipes include onions for the ingredients. It’s one of the most nutritious vegetables which contains lots of vitamin B-1. it also helps lower cholesterol and clean up your blood stream and prevents from clogging. So.. It doesn’t hurt you to eat at all!!
2. [ cutting crosswise ] cutting onion’s fiber(or whatever that’s running lengthwise) meaning,,, it gets much easier to come out onion’s flavor.
*If you are making salad and you want to remove its sharpness, I would recommend cutting crosswise. slice crosswise and soak in water can wash off sharpness much easily. *Making French onion gratin (Onion soup) will be also the same idea. Stir fry thinly crosswise sliced onion can easily release its flavor. in this case,, sweetness.
3. [ cutting lengthwise ] cut along with onion’s fiber. meaning,, keeping onion’s structure.
*If you are making stir-fried vegetable and want to enjoy crunchiness, cut it lengthwise and use high heat to cook in short time. *If you are making stew and don’t want to dissolve onion while simmering, cutting lengthwise can hold onions structure longer.
**Of course there are also many other thoughts on deciding how you cut each vegetables. This is just a reference you can keep in your mind. And see what fits your needs!! After all… please enjoy your onion!ヽ(´▽｀)/～♪
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