Like white onions, the outer layers of an onion are what you eat, while the inner layers are used for cooking. But even with the health benefits of onion and the culinary uses of white onion, a lot of people don’t know what parts of the onion they can safely eat.
The onion has many layers: skin, flesh, rind, seeds, leaves, roots, and bulb. Each layer has a different purpose and function. By peeling back the layers of an onion, we can see the whole picture more clearly.