banana shallots

Banana shallots (echalion), are a cross between an onion and a shallot
Banana shallots (echalion), botanically classified as Allium cepa, are a cross between an onion and a shallot, and are the largest variety of shallot and are named for their size. They have a smooth, tan-coloured skin and are easier to peel.
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    Recipe Honey roast chicken thighs & shallots with kefir dressing.

    Sweet and spicy chicken and shallots are complemented by tangy kefir yoghurt in this easy oven bake. You can substitute Greek style yoghurt if you can't obtain kefir. Ingredients (serves 2 to 3) 3 chicken thighs, skin on, bone in. 3 banana shallots, peeled and halved lengthways A few fresh...
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    Recipe Clams & Mussels Dijonnaise

    Fresh clams are a delight. I bought these from The Goods Shed - an indoor market in Canterbury which has a very good fish stall. To make them go further I added some mussels. This cooks in no time at all and makes a great light lunch with some crusty bread to mop up the juices. Ingredients...
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    Recipe Tray Bake Chicken with Plums, Soy, Honey & Mustard

    Its all about sweet, sour and salty and then the kick of hot mustard. Use fairly sour plums if you can. I used skinless ‘bone-in’ chicken thighs but you could use legs or drumsticks. Skinless chicken works best for the glaze, I find. You could leave out the shallots but the whole garlic cloves...
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    Recipe Spicy Mixed Mushroom Pizza (vegan)

    You could of course use just one type of mushrooms here if you wish but the mixed mushrooms do look more dramatic. You could also add cheese of your choice in which case I’d put it under the mushrooms so that the mushroom shapes still stand out. I love the way the individual mustard seeds are...
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