What Are Shallots?
Shallots are a bulb-like plant, similar to onions and garlic, and a member of the allium family. Shallots are commonly used worldwide as a substitute for onions or garlic, or for their slightly sweeter flavor. They can be found in the produce section of...
Shallots probably originated in Central or Southeast Asia, travelling from there to
India and the eastern Mediterranean. The name "shallot" comes from Ashkelon, ...
Shallots are favored for their mild onion flavor, and can be used in the same
manner as onions. A shallot looks like a small, elongated onion with a copper, ...
Sep 10, 2015 ... I almost always have onions in my kitchen; usually a few white and red onions,
and sometimes shallots. But as much as I really love shallots, ...
are commonly used in Thailand and come in all sizes and colors, including purple. If shallots
arent available at your local grocery store or are too expensive, a good substitute is a combination of white cooking onion and garlic. Or use only th... More »
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Oct 18, 2010 ... Susan Westmoreland explains the difference between shallots and onions.
Define shallot: a small type of onion that is used in cooking—usage, synonyms,
a plant, Allium cepa aggregatum (or A. ascalonicum), related to the onion, having
a divided bulb used for flavoring in cookery. 2. the bulb of this plant. Origin of ...