onion

powder
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0.28 oz
75¢
shaker jar
2.5 oz
$5
refill
2.5 oz
$4
large refill
10 oz
$13
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Onion powder is the dried, ground form of bulb onions, offering a convenient way to impart onion flavor without the preparation or storage demands of the fresh vegetable. It's a fine, pale beige powder that readily mixes into foods, allowing it to become a background note in many recipes.

The aroma of onion powder is unmistakably like that of a fresh onion, but concentrated. It's sharp, savory, and slightly sweet, encapsulating the essence of what makes onions a staple in cooking. This intense aroma translates directly to its flavor, which replicates the taste of onions with a certain level of sweetness, but without the added moisture or texture.

Onion powders works well with garlic, cumin, pepper, and coriander, often used together to lay a foundational flavor profile in dishes. Its compatibility with other spices makes it a valuable ingredient in a broad spectrum of cuisines.

Its uses are diverse, found in almost any cooking application that requires the flavor of onions. It's common in spice rubs, seasoning blends, soups, marinades, sauces, and dips. One of the key advantages of onion powder is its ability to deliver flavor in contexts where the moisture of fresh onions is undesirable.
QUICK INFO
onion , powder
INGREDIENTS
Onion
TASTING NOTES
Sweet, slightly pungent, rich, savory taste
AROMA
Pungent, sweet aroma, strong, intense scent
CHARACTERISTICS
Pale beige, fine powder
PAIRINGS
Pairs well with garlic, cumin, coriander, and various herbs
SUBSTITUTIONS
Versatile in rubs, seasonings, soups, sauces, and marinades
PLANT PART
bulb
PROCESSING / FORM
powder
BOTANICAL NAME
Allium cepa
BOTANICAL NAME
Allium cepa
Allium cepa, commonly known as the onion, is a staple food item and culinary building block used globally. Originating in the Near East and Western Asia, this bulbous plant, characterized by its layered structure and tear-inducing compounds, is part of the wider Allium family, which also includes garlic, leeks, and chives.

The distinctive feature of Allium cepa, is its rich sulfur compound content, particularly syn-propanethial-S-oxide, which is released when the onion cells are broken, causing the familiar eye irritation during chopping. This compound is part of the plant's natural defense mechanisms, deterring pests and animals.

Onions come in various types, including red, yellow, and white varieties, each offering different flavor profiles from sharp to sweet. They are used both raw and cooked, providing a depth of flavor and contributing foundational aromas essential in countless dishes. Depending on the preparation, the taste of onions can range from sweet when caramelized to pungent and spicy when consumed raw.
 
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