449. How to chop Onions

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A Shilling Cookery for the People

By Alexis Soyer

Published 1854

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Few persons know how to chop onions properly. In the first place, all the dry skin must be removed, then a thin slice off the top and bottom, or they will be bitter, then cut them into thin slices, dividing the onion, and cut crossways to form dice. If a very slight flavour is required, and the onion is strong, like in the north of E