Onions become translucent for a number of reasons. First of all, the onions lose their sharpness. Furthermore, the onions develop their sweetness because they consist of a lot of cellulose. And finally, they become easier to digest - raw onions cause unpleasant flatulence in many people.

The bad breath that develops after eating raw onions is also avoided in this way.


  • In a saucepan or skillet, heat butter or other fat over medium-high heat
  • Add onion juliennes or brunoises
  • Allow . . .