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Omniblog: Onion and its usefulness.

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The onion, also known as the bulb onion or common onion, is said to be a vegetable that is the most widely cultivated species of the genus Allium. Its close relatives include the garlic, shallot, leek, chive, and Chinese onion

The use of onions in African dishes cannot be underestimated, cooking with onions is very simple, with different methods they can be prepared and cooked in regular foods.

Onions are very important when cooking; they can be used raw in salads, African Salad, in burgers, Stick meat, Suya and much more.

The flavor which onion adds to your cooking is indispensable and the varieties of onions are endless. Onions vary in size, shape, color, and flavor.

The most common types are red, yellow, and white onions, Others are Bermuda Onions, Red Wing Onions, Leeks, Vidalia Onions, Welsh Onions, Spanish Onions, Pearl Onions

Onions have many possible health benefits including reducing the risk of obesity, heart disease, and cancer. They are high in vitamins, minerals, and antioxidants.