brown onion has white, fleshy leaves covered with layer of thin
paperlike skin. It should be firm with a clear outer skin, no dark
patches or signs of sprouting.
in northern Asia and Palestine, the onion has been cultivated for
over 5000 years. The onion was reputed as a cure and therapy for
colds, earaches, warts and poor complexion. It was also believed
to be an aphrodisiac and defense against evil. It is featured in
northern and eastern European countries.
TIPS AND USAGE
onion can be peeled and cut into a required style like rings and
quarters or chopped. It may be eaten raw, dried, fresh, cooked,
or as a seasoning
should be stored in a cool, dry and dark place