The Flavour Science of an Onion

The other day we made an onion tart that was so incredibly sweet, it was hard to believe the topping was made of just about nothing but onions. It tasted nothing like raw pungent onion and definitely reminded me that onions are so multi-functional. Onions can be sweet, tangy, sour, soft or crispy. Onions have so many different faces, and all of them show up in different situations. Nevertheless, all originate from the same onion and the same molecules to start with. It’s a great example of food chemistry at play! It starts with a raw onion Onions are quite … Continue reading The Flavour Science of an Onion