Onions, wine vinegar (contains sulphites), water, sugar, sunflower oil, salt, aromatic herbs, monosodium glutamate broth improver. Acidity corrector: citric acid.
May contain traces of celery and its derivatives.
Small onions have been cultivated for many centuries and have held great value in different cultural contexts. In the distant past, the Egyptians believed that onions would bring eternal life and buried them with the pharaohs as an offering. In Roman times, onions were used as a medium of exchange and as a weather indicator.
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Spring onions: a traditional product of your region
Spring onions are a popular green vegetable in Italian cuisine, especially in central and southern Italy. Known for their sweet and delicate flavour, these mini-onions are harvested in spring and eaten fresh or preserved in oil or vinegar. They have an ancient history, dating back to the Romans, who appreciated the digestive and purifying properties of spring onions. Their versatility in the kitchen makes spring onions an ideal ingredient for many recipes.
The benefits of spring onion greens
Spring onions are not only tasty, they are also healthy. Let's look at some of the most important ones:
- Onions are rich in nutrients such as vitamins, minerals and antioxidants, which help to boost the immune system and prevent certain diseases.
- The herbs used in the preparation of spring onions, such as thyme and rosemary, are rich in beneficial properties for the body.
- Thyme, for example, is a powerful natural antiseptic
- Rosemary is known for its anti-inflammatory properties.
So enjoying spring onions in herbs is not only a treat for the palate, but also a way to look after your health.
Spring onion recipes: Creative ways to use this valuable ingredient
Spring onions are a versatile and delicious ingredient that can be used in many different recipes. One of the easiest ways is to add them to salads for extra crunch and flavour. Spring onions can also be used as the main ingredient in starters such as croutons or bruschetta. If you want to create a tasty and original side dish, we recommend cooking spring onions in a pan with a little olive oil and garlic, adding other vegetables such as courgettes or peppers for a mix of flavours and colours. Although spring onions can be difficult to find, they are well worth the effort to experiment with new recipes and discover their unique flavour.