When it comes to Onions, who can believe there are so many ways to slice and dice. Today we are sharing with you 5 very popular techniques and the correct way to do them.
You will learn some excellent tips like using a wet paper towel under your chopping board to keep it stable and some handy ways to keep your knife blade safely at bay.
Before we get into the cutting techniques, we thought this infographic from She Knows could come in very handy. With so many Onions to choose from it’s important to use the right ones as intended in your recipes.
There are lots of different flavors too, depending on what you are planning on making and you will find that what you use for pickling is not necessarily what you choose to cook with.
You can see that the yellow onion is good for everyday dishes, whereas a white onion has a good crunchy texture making it perfect for Salsas and Mexican Dishes.
This Infographic from Primer Magazine shows us the steps to dicing an onion like a Pro. It’s a handy cheat sheet to keep.
Another great Infographic is this one from Visaul.ly that shows you what knife to use and how to sharpen your blade.
There is also some great info on various cutting and chopping techniques like Julienne and Ribbons. Now that you have all your information, let’s get to the demonstration.
Cut Onions Like A Pro Video
In this video tutorial, The Bombay Chef Varun Inamdar shows us how to chop and slice onions in multiple ways.
He covers vertical and horizontal cutting, chopping and dicing plus petals and roundels. We have no doubt that you will learn lots of clever tips and tricks that will give you plenty of kitchen kudos. Click Play above to view now ^
Another clever idea that we found that we simply had to share is this Book Knife Block that we found on Town n Country Living and we can’t wait to make one ourselves. If you would like to make your own, we found a tutorial on Hometalk. You can find the details here