Onions and also garlic bulbs cook well this way but one veg that can be forgotten that cooks surprislingly well in this manner is the humble beetroot. Buy fresh unpickled beetroot cheap as chips,( or straight from the veg patch) wrap in tin foil (three layers) and into the fire for an hour.
Pimenton picante, salt, oil. Sitting on the spark arrestor of the chiminea.
The happiness of life is made up of minute fractions—the little soon-forgotten charities of a kiss, a smile, a kind look, a heartfelt compliment in the disguise of a playful raillery, and the countless other infinitessimals of pleasurable thought and genial feeling. – Samuel Taylor Coleridge