The Main Ingredient Of The Dish: Shallot

1. Crispy Roast Shallots – These crispy and sweet shallots are roasted in a blend of butter, oil, and garlic until golden brown and caramelized to perfection. The shallots are served with a sprinkle of salt or mixed herbs to add flavor.

2. Shallot and Herb Salad – This salad is a favorite with its combination of sweet shallots, fresh herbs, and tangy vinaigrette. The shallots are cooked until soft in a little olive oil before being tossed with fresh parsley, dill, and chives. The vinaigrette used is made with lemon zest and juice, honey, dijon mustard, and a touch of white balsamic vinegar.

3. Shallot Soup – This simple but flavorful soup is made with shallots cooked in butter until golden-brown then simmered in broth along with carrots, celery, garlic and thyme. The soup is finished with a splash of cream and some freshly cracked pepper.

4. Shallot-Stuffed Mushrooms – These delicious stuffed mushrooms are filled with shallots cooked in butter, garlic, white wine and herbs before being mixed with breadcrumbs, Parmesan cheese and parsley to form the filling. The mushrooms are then baked until golden and crispy.

5. Shallot-Crusted Salmon – This dish is a great way to dress up your salmon fillets. The salmon is lightly coated in Dijon mustard before being crusted with a mix of shallots, breadcrumbs and herbs. It’s then baked until golden brown, resulting in a tasty and healthy main course.