It’s seldom that I’m stunned by a food hack. I’m often wowed, sure—but this spring onion pancake trick had me sit-down-shook. It’s relievingly simple, uncannily identical in flavour to the “real” thing, and completely takes out the trouble and doubt that comes with dough making. This one is for the time-crunched spring onion pancake fiends…
Last summer, many of us learned to save our green onion stems, pop them in a glass of water, and watch as bright green shoots appeared before our eyes. This summer, we should definitely do it again — but this time, actually plant the sprouts in soil.