A small saucer-shaped bulbs 1-2 inches wide and 1 inch high with a translucent white flesh. Raw they have a semi-sweet pungent flavour. They have a high sugar content which is brought out once cooked. One of the best caramelizing onions. Can be pickled and used as a condiment, in cocktails, soups, stews, deep-fried grilled or roasted.