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Onion’s many layers

The onion is very much an everyday pantry staple. A solid, dependable and versatile vegetable that lends itself to almost any cuisine worldwide. Looking back in history, it seems we are not the first to sing its praises.

The Ancient Egyptians depicted onions in paintings found in their pyramids, with traces of onion found in tombs. It’s believed that they were a symbol of eternal life, the layers representing the eternity of existence. Medicinally, they appreciated the circulatory, anti-inflammatory and “anti-snake” properties

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Danielle is a university-qualified nutritionist, a passionate home cook and founder of Food to Nourish. Danielle’s love affair with cooking started at a very young age in the kitchen where she was taught to cook by her mother. She went on to complete