Onion Mush

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By Nigella Lawson

Published 1998

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This may not be a very attractive sounding name for anything, but what it aims to describe is wonderful, a kind of savoury honey. Indeed, this sort of thing often goes, in restaurants, by the name of onion jam. What it is, simply, is onion cooked slowly and at a very low heat till it turns golden and soft, a mellow, caramelised gloop to be stirred into anything when you want depth and flavour. It does take a long time to make (but if you’ve got a food processor requires hardly any effort to