White Pearl Onions
Inventory, 12 ct : 10.00
This item was last sold on : 07/21/17
White Pearl onions have a dry paper-like, thin skin that is both white with earthy tones reflective of their terroir. Their skin encases a translucent, crisp, white flesh that is juicy, crisp when riper, savory and sweet.
White Pearl onions are available year-round.
White Pearl onions are a delicate long-day storage onion variety that resemble the shape of a shallot more than a common onion. They are harvested when their skin has dried to create a protective sheath for its still succulent flesh. They can be stored up to two months in the proper conditions. Pearl onions are purposefully small because they are planted tightly and densely together and picked at their preferred stunted size.
White Pearl onions are ubiquitous as a pickled cocktail onion but they have many other culinary uses. In addition to being a common substitute for boiling onions in soups and stocks they can be charred, roasted and braised. When pickled they can also be a perfect accoutrement to charcuterie. All Pearl onions can be dry roasted, grilled or braised, treated as a common onion and added to a variety of savory dishes, both raw and cooked. Complimentary pairings include béchamel sauce, cheeses, especially goat, cheddar and aged sheep's cheese, grilled and smoked white fish, roasted chicken, apples, bright hers such as basil and parsley, root vegetables such as turnips and beets, tomatoes, light bodied vinegars and chiles.
The onion is one of the Neolithic founder crops that were domesticated by early Holocene farming communities in the Fertile Crescent region of southwest Asia, the greatest historical agricultural region within the world. Neolithic founder crops formed the basis of systematic agriculture in the Middle East, North Africa, India, Persia and eventually Europe. Onions are now the most widely cultivated and distributed allium in the world, adapting to a variety of climates from cold to temperate, semi-tropical and dry. True Pearl onions are classified as Allium ampeloprasum because they form just one storage leaf. In practice, short-day onion cultivars, such as Grano and Crystal Wax, when grown north of the equator, will actually develop pearl-size bulbs and can be marketed as such.
Restaurants currently purchasing this product as an ingredient for their menu.
|Bahia Resort Kitchen||San Diego CA||858-488-0551|
|La Verduleria de Tijuana S. de R.L de C.V||Tijuana||664-103-6262|
|Buona Forchetta||San Diego CA||619-381-4844|
|Sur La Table-La Jolla||La Jolla CA||858-228-1116|
|Prepkitchen Del Mar||Del Mar CA||858-792-7737|
|Ponsatys||Rancho Santa Fe CA||858-771-1871|
|Bernardo Heights Country Club||San Diego CA||858-487-4022|
|Addison Del Mar||Del Mar CA||858-350-7600|
|Toronado San Diego||San Diego CA||619-719-6924|
|Mr A's||San Diego CA||619-239-1377|
|Baci (Luce)||San Diego CA||619-275-2094|
|Dedieu||La Jolla CA||858-261-4343|
|Stake Chophouse & Bar||Coronado CA||619-522-0077|
|Rancho Valencia||Del Mar CA||858-756-1123|
|Chez Loma||Coronado CA||619-435-0661|
|Kettner Exchange||San Diego CA||312-415-5455|
|Marriott Gaslamp||San Diego CA||619-696-0234 x6051|
Recipes that include White Pearl Onions. One is easiest, three is harder.
|A Food Centric Life||Pearl Onions with Brown Butter and Balsamic Glaze|
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