Cannone Cipolline onions are the renowned Borettane onion variety, which is grown along the Po River in the Verona region of Italy. Large and flat in shape, they are sweet, crunchy and addictive. A traditional Italian onion with a flat oval shape that ranges in size from 1 to 3 inches in diameter. As a member of the shallot family of plants, Cipolline onions are a dry onion harvested when they are mature, providing a flesh that is firm and juicy, with a delicately sweet flavor. This onion is used to season a wide variety of dishes such as meats (pot roasts), soups, stews, vegetable dishes, and casseroles. Also used as a pickling onion, Cipolline onions can be added to meats and other vegetables to grill on skewers.