In its dried form, the taste is milder than that of the fresh onion. With that you can make blends with salt and pepper, add it in salads, and rub with it the chicken or meat before grilling them or cooking them in the oven. You can also use it in pizzas, pasta and soups. The onions are used in many, rich in taste, warm dishes. In Ancient Greece, the athletes ate large quantities of onion, because they believed that it lightened the balance of the blood.