Why? Because you can! And pickle, and jam, or otherwise celebrate the resurgence of the domestic arts our forebears held so dear. Put on your best apron and step into our kitchen, won't you?
Fermenting onions in a salt brine turns onions into a slightly sweet, mildy tart and far less pungent treat to use in cooking or on top of salads. Plus, raw fermented onions don't give the eater the same lingering bad onion breath.