Monday, November 11, 2013

Facts On Onion

Posted by abi On 3:28 PM No comments
Onion is a term usually refers to Allium cepa the garden onion.

Traces of onion remains have been found in Bronze Age settlements dating back to 5000 BC.

Alexender fed his army with onions thinking that if they eat strong foods they will become stronger enough

Egyptians worshiped onions thinking that the spherical shape and edges specialises eternity  in them

According to the Guinness Book of World Records, the largest onion ever grown weighed 10 lbs 14 oz and was grown by V. Throup of Silsden, England.

Yellow onions give up more than 75% of world’s production

A research proved that cultivating onions around the house prevents swine flu, and it has been proved by 1500’s

Cutting onions provides eye irritation so this can be avoided by cutting onions under running water or either keep the onions soaked in water

A readymade remedy for sea urchins allergies are onions which provide direct cure for the allergies


You could preserve onion by making pickles over it or my making onion marmalade


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