What do you get when you pick a normal onion early? A spring onion.
As these vibrant early harvested onions start to appear in farmer's markets you probably want to make the most of them in spring onion recipes.
Far from being a garnish or an afterthought, spring onions or scallions add a fresh and vibrant touch at the heart of your dish.
From mixing then into your mash, throwing them into a quiche, they can even stand up well next to a good steak.
Have a look at our spring onion recipes and be inspired into the season.
Scallions add a vibrant finishing touch to this easy fried tofu recipe with sesame for a tasty starter.
Looking for brunch recipes? Try this sweet corn tart, prepared with spring onions and tomatoes for a tasty meat free option.
Throw in some spring onions into this basic fried rice recipe to immediately adds flavour and turn a bowl of rice into a meal in itself.
Scallions give beef fillet another dimension along with bacon and herbs de Provence.
Add extra flavour to your mashed potatoes by slicing in some scallions in with leeks for a more interesting side dish.