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The real reason why onions make you cry

Lovefood Logo By Angela Dowden of Lovefood | Slide 1 of 29: Ever wondered why shrimps turn pink when cooked, or why bananas ripen everything in your fruit bowl? How about why chopping onions makes you cry? Read on for the answers to all those “I wonder why” questions about your favorite foods.

Culinary conundrums

Ever wondered why shrimps turn pink when cooked, or why bananas ripen everything in your fruit bowl? How about why chopping onions makes you cry? Read on for the answers to all those “I wonder why” questions about your favorite foods.
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