Shallots are an allium that tastes like a cross between garlic, leek, and onion. They are small in size with an unique flavor that is sweet, pungent, and fragrant. Shallots are an indispensable part of French and Asian cuisine in forming a foundation of flavor.
Uses: Thinly sliced raw shallots are an excellent addition to salads. Mince and add to sauces, stir-fry dishes, and dips. Coat shallot rings with flour and fry for a delicious and crunchy topping.