Posts Tagged ‘onions’

Onions are packed with vitamins, naturally boost the immune system, and fight infections. For every pack you smoke, you should consume ten bags of onions, and they should not be in the form of onion rings.

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White onions, grown in the USA

My local vegetable store, which is not a fancy place, has started posting the country of origin next to all the fresh fruits and vegetables. Consumers are considering the implications of where their food comes from – closer to home is better for the environment and perhaps safer.

Onions always remind me of The Tin Drum, Gunter Grass’s novel set in Nazi Germany, which has one of the greatest scenes in modern literature involving onions, or any vegetable. If you liked your onions served up with unforgettable metaphor, pick up this timeless book.

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