Onions

Discussion in 'Food & Cooking' started by jaycoffeyradio, Dec 23, 2011.

  1. jaycoffeyradio

    jaycoffeyradio

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    I was speaking with a professional Italian chef about his pasta sauce and how great it was. I asked if he would share his families secret. He said the secret was in the onions that they were a 6 in 1 onion. These onions were than put through a meat grinder. A meat grinder I have but I can not locate the real name of the 6 in 1 onion. Can you help? Thank you, Jay Coffey (jaycoffeyoldiesonline.com)
     
  2. phatch

    phatch Moderator Staff Member

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    I bet he meant cippolini though I'm not positive of that. Nor the spelling. It might be cippoline or something similar.
     
  3. kyheirloomer

    kyheirloomer

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    I've never heard of 6 in 1 onions myself.

    Phil: While cippolini are wonderful onions, they are seasonal. And, being sweet, they're not good keeprs. So I wonder if a professional chef would be using them in his basic pasta sauce