Onion

  • Ingredient of the week: the leek

    An essential ingredient in any stock pot, the leek is a huge giver of flavour and an under-rated and under-used veg. A member of the allium family, the similarities it...

  • Lentil and onion soup

    Ingredients (serves 4) 4 tbsp olive oil 6 onions (about 900g/2lb in total), peeled and finely sliced Salt and freshly ground black pepper 150g/5oz Puy lentils 3 tsp finely chopped...

  • Cheese and onion bread

    Serves 4-6 çINGREDIENTS 300ml/½pt tepid water 1 x 7g sachet dried yeast 1 tbsp vegetable oil 1 x 275g packet Mrs Crimble’s bread mix 1 medium onion, peeled, finely chopped...

  • Creamed onion soup by Mark Hix

    Ingredients (Serves 4) 1 tbsp vegetable oil 5 medium onions, peeled and thinly sliced 1 tsp fresh thyme leaves, chopped, plus sprigs to garnish 25g/1oz butter 1 tbsp plain flour...