Buying a bunch of spring onions (sometimes known as shallots) can often feel like a race against time. The bunches are big, but recipes generally only use a sprig or two. If you’ve ever wondered why spring onions come in such large bundles, the answer has to do with two things: the ideal size of a spring onion and the size of an adult’s hand. Spring onions are harvested by hand, and the bunch you see at the markets and on supermarket shelves is the result of one hand’s worth of spring onions being pulled from the earth and bound with a rubber band. What do you think LiveTribers? Why do spring onions come in such big bunches?
Posted by on 07 Sep 2023