Shallots belong to the family of onions. Shallots have a regular place in the cuisine, but the freeze dried shallots are highly preferred and are an indispensable part of the cuisine world. Shallots carry mild, sweet and subtle aroma.
Freeze dried shallots are derived from fresh shallots and are available in jars only. One pound of freeze dried shallot is abstracted from 18 pounds of fresh shallots making it highly priced item. Freeze dried shallots get mixed very well with a distinct taste. As shallots are used freeze dried it is easy to sprinkle over fish, hamburgers, steak, chicken, omelets, salads and any assortment of vegetable. Shallots can be recommended for low sodium diets as they are well known for their salt free seasoning. Tastes of sauces are enhanced with the supplementing of shallots. Due to their light nature shallots can be added in red or white win or on any dry dish thus enhancing the taste of that particular dish or wine. Shallots stirred in butter with rice or pasta makes a great combination.
Some of the delicious recipes with shallots are chicken in shallot gravy and soup, Tuna and shallot pasta, roasted shallot sauce, broiled steak with shallot fried in butter.