Should you make horizontal cuts (parallel to the board) through the halves of an onion before dicing?
There must exist some french term for the various ways to describe how to slice an onion. I'm looking for two terms, when you wish to have the onion sliced: with the grain, in the direction of ...
Possible Duplicate: A definitive method of dicing an onion Do I first cut it in half or do I make crosswise incisions before chopping it? And what is the best knife to use?
It bugs me that I've just sort of self-taught a method of turning a whole onion into a nicely diced pile. I'm going to assume my method is inefficient and wasteful. Could someone explain how I should ...
A cook I know always discards the core of the onion when chopping it. Is there any reason for this? In professional demonstrations and cooking classes, I've never seen it done. From observation, it ...
A blooming onion is a deep fried onion which opens up during frying to resemble a flower. Obviously, I start with a giant onion. How do I cut it?
Onions are an excellent addition to many dishes, but cutting them can be frustrating when they make you "cry" all the time. Does anyone know any tips or tricks to help minimise the tears when ...
What is your preferred type of cut for the onion in onion soup? And how do you put the cheese? A deep chunk submerged in each plate, on top? What kind of cheese do you like?