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Shallots are considered to be one of the must have food ingredient in Australia. Australians are often being mistaken between shallots and onions. To differentiate the two, shallots bulbs are longer than the wide onions.
Shallots have sweet flavor compared to onions. For best buying, look for dry shallots with sweet smell. Feel it and it should have no soft patches. In Australia, shallots are usually grown from temperate regions. Aside from its sweet taste, shallots can be kept for a longer period of time like up to 12 months.
Shallots are also a good source of iron, vitamin c, calcium, magnesium, zinc, potassium and thiamine.