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gherkin

(gûr`kĭn), species of gourdgourd
, common name for some members of the Cucurbitaceae, a family of plants whose range includes all tropical and subtropical areas and extends into the temperate zones.
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 of the cucumber genus.

gherkin

a. a tropical American cucurbitaceous climbing plant, Cucumis anguria
b. the small edible fruit of this plant
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I could find a block of cheese though, but Delia uses the pre-grated stuff presumably because it frees up more time to find a greengrocer with cornichon.
Implementation : The Alliance provides technical assistance to produce and process cornichons, and technology and logistic support to ensure that BiH growers maintain their comparative advantage and meet increasing demand.
Serves 250g Scotty Brand Ayrshire new potatoes 1 red onion, thinly sliced 1tbsp baby capers or finely-chopped cornichons 100g baby spinach or rocket 3 tomatoes, sliced 50g goats cheese, crumbled 1tsp butter Scottish rapeseed oil Salt and freshly-ground black pepper
The pate de champagne ($8), country-style pork pate with cornichons (tiny, sour French pickles) was delightful.
Associez a la vitamine C la provitamine A (beta-carotene de son vrai nom), que vous trouverez dans les carottes, les epinards, les abricots secs, la laitue, les cornichons, les brocolis.
but I've got these cornichons, sweetheart, or are they Cornish
finely diced cu kieu (Vietnamese pickled leeks) or mild cucumber pickles, such as cornichons or Claussen dill 1.
However, since my dining partner's deconstructed wagyu beef tartare starter was dinky -- three piles of the creamy meat with pearl onions, cornichons and truffle oil on thick-cup potato chips -- the shared platter of sushi was needed.
It is served with gribiche sauce (a vinaigrette with capers, cornichons, hard-boiled egg, herbs and mustard) squeezed from a version of the classic plastic bottle long used in US diners for mustard and ketchup.
Cold Seared Beef Salad with Herbs, Capers and Lemon Dressing Ingredients (serves 4) 450g roasted or boiled beef, trimmed of fat 4 cornichons, finely chopped 1 tbsp chopped fresh flat leaf parsley 4 basil leaves, finely chopped ' tsp drained capers, finely chopped ' tsp freshly grated lemon zest 3 tbsp freshly squeezed lemon juice 1 tsp red wine vinegar 60ml extra-virgin olive oil 1 generous tsp Dijon mustard Salt and freshly ground black pepper Method 1.
poached King George whiting, salt and vinegar potatoes, cornichons and peas, and;