Onions and garlic are two aromatic and versatile vegetables that are used in many different cuisines around the world.
Onions have a sweet and slightly pungent taste and can be eaten raw or cooked. Often used as a base for soups, sauces and stews, they can also be used in salads and sandwiches. Onions also contain many health-promoting nutrients such as vitamin C, fiber and antioxidants.
Garlic has a strong and pungent flavor and is often used to flavor meat, fish, vegetables and pasta dishes. It is also often used as a remedy for various health problems such as high blood pressure and cholesterol. Garlic also contains many health-promoting compounds, such as sulfur compounds, which give it its distinctive taste and smell.
Although onions and garlic are used together in many recipes, they have different flavor profiles and cannot always be substituted for one another. It depends on the type of dish whether you should use onions or garlic, or whether you want to use both ingredients to create a unique flavor.