Roasted Onions with Honey & Manzanilla
Here is a hot appetizer focusing on the complexity of onions. This seemingly simple dish shows the value of the humble onion and is finished with a Manzallina sauce. Onions not only add flavor to stocks and sauces but can also be transformed into a dishes that showcase their depth and complexity. They are a staple ingredient used in cuisines across the globe because of their versatility and ability to create both sweet and umami flavors.
Wrap 4 medium onions in aluminium foil
Roast in oven at 160ºC for 2h until very tender
Remove the onions from the oven and unwrap
Cut the onions in half through the root end
Mix 3tbsp of manzanilla with 3tbsp of honey
Add picked leaves from ¼bunch of thyme
Stir the thyme leaves into the mixture
Transfer the mixture to a pot
Simmer on high heat while stirring
Remove sauce from heat. Add salt to taste
Stir to incorporate
Season roasted onions with manzanilla sauce, ensuring even distribution. Rest for 5m to soak up the sauce
The Roasted Onions with Honey and Manzanilla are ready to enjoy!
Yield 8 people