Alliums - Information and Spice Variations


The allium family of plants includes onions, garlic, scallions, chives, and shallots. It's hard to imagine cooking without using at least some of these alliums frequently! From the chunks of onion that form the underlying flavor of a stock to the garnish of chives sprinkled on a finished dish, alliums impart a flavor that is irreplacable in many kitchens.

Alliums store better than many vegetables, but they do rot in the pantry. Fresh garlic and onion can be uncomfortable to slice, and the smell can linger on your hands and cutting board. For hassle-free cooking, our dried onions and garlic are an excellent substitute for fresh. They have a much stronger flavor than most commercial powders, with no added salt or chemical anti-caking agents.



These fancy freeze-dried chives retain nearly all the flavor and color of fresh chives, with a much longer shelf life. While we don't deny that chiv…


Garlic has a long and fabled history. It is mentioned in the earliest Sanskrit texts, and probably was in use long before man could write. There are …

Green Onion Flakes


Green onion flakes add a nice color and flavor to any dish. These are the dried green part of the scallion. They are nice for both their flavor, whic…


“Banish the onion from the kitchen and the pleasure flies with it. Its presence lends color and enchantment to the most modest dish; its absence re…



Scallions, from a non-bulb-forming onion, are similar in their delicate, mild flavor to young green onions. Add them to soups, sauces, salads, eggs, …



Shallots are a member of the onion family, often described as a cross between onion and garlic. Their flavor is light, sweet and delicate, and we hav…