Every recipe -almost universally- begins with "finely chop an onion..." or a variation on the theme. Yet, when was the last time you really thought about one?
Onions are ubiquitous in every cuisine and every country. But what is their deep history?
Join me to find out the symbolism of onions and their healing properties according to ancient sources, form Mesopotamia, to Ancient Egypt and Rome.
Let's find out some delicious ancient recipes, with onions, or just onions cooked in ways that our ancestors used to eat.
Music by Pavlos Kapralos and Miltos Boumis
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