1 large carrot
1 medium size turnip
3 cups water
1 ounce butter
1 teaspoon salt
½ dozen peppercorns tied in muslin
A few sticks of celery
- Slice the carrot and turnip and fry a few minutes
in the butter, place them in a saucepan together
with the onions cut in quarters, the water, salt,
celery and peppercorns.
- Boil gently until quite
tender and the gravy is reduced.
- Serve with warm toast or garlic
Makes 4 servings.
|Did You Know?
|Wide-ranging claims have been made
for the effectiveness of onions against conditions ranging from the
common cold to heart disease, diabetes, osteoporosis, and other
Onions contain chemical compounds believed to have
anticholesterol, anticancer, anti-inflammatory, and antioxidant
properties such as quercetin.
However, it has not been conclusively demonstrated that increased
consumption of onions is directly linked to health benefits.
Some studies have shown that increased consumption of onions reduces
the risk of head and neck cancers.
In India some sects do not eat onion due to its alleged aphrodisiac