NZ Woman's Weekly

Onion storage advice

Onion storage advice

My wife and I have had an ongoing difference of opinion about how to store onions. I think they should go in the cupboard with the spuds, but she insists they keep better in the fridge and that she “cries” less when chopping them cold. Can you have the final word please, Simon?

I’m afraid I have bad news for you. Potatoes and onions shouldn’t be stored together because they can make each other rot faster! However, onions should be kept in a dry place in a cloth or paper bag. If you chill them for half an hour or so before cutting they are less likely to make you cry – so you’re both right. Isn’t that diplomatic of me?

If you have a burning cooking question for Simon, or want to share a hot tip of your own, email simongault@nzww.co.nz. To buy Simon’s favourite products online, visit souschef.co.nz

NZWW cover

Subscribe to the magazine

Pregnant Kate steps out with a tiny baby bump!

In this week’s issue of the New Zealand Woman’s Weekly, Kate is all smiles as she steps out with a tiny baby bump.

New Zealand Woman's Weekly is the country's most-loved women's magazine, bringing a wide variety of news, stories, recipes and helpful hints to the home every week.

Subscribe now

Subscribe to our newsletters

Receive the latest celebrity news, recipes and beauty tips, delivered right to your inbox.

Subscribe