Onions, garlic and shallots are indispensable ingredients for fans of the Mediterranean cuisine. Onions come in many sorts and sizes, and can be grown from sets or from seed. If you select varieties with good storage properties, you can enjoy home-grown onions virtually all year round. Garlic and shallots are also easy to cultivate, enabling you to add that Mediterranean flavour to your cooking. See below and select onions, garlic and shallots for your vegetable garden.