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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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She is friends with the gastronomic star Madeleine, a young girl who was adopted by the restaurant-owning Cornichons, and the pair become embroiled in a government plot.
Baby vegetable salad with cornichons SERVES 4 to 6 as a side dish TIME 40 minutes 1 lb.
Olives stuffed with everything from garlic and peppers to acidic cornichons were expensive but too good to resist.
Complement cheeses with items liked dried cherries, marcona almonds, dried figs, olives, cornichons, apples, pears or pickled or grilled vegetables and simple breads or crackers.
The three varieties would be distributed alongside Dipy's cornichons, another well-known brand in India, through a deal between Cert Brands and Unilever's Hindustan business.
It is short and unfussy, with classics like chicken liver parfait with cornichons, goats cheese tartlet with tapenade, charcuterie, escargots and Parisian-style gnocchi.
OPENSTEAKSANDWICHES INGREDIENTS (Serves 12) 1kg beef sirloin 4tbsp whipping cream 2tbsp creme fraiche 2tsp Dijon mustard 1/4 horseradish root, grated 12 slices rye bread 6 cornichons (gherkins), sliced 1 shallot, sliced Walnut oil, to drizzle 1 lemon, half zested and all juiced Chives Salt and pepper IT''''S midsummer in northern Norway but you wouldn''''t know it from looking at TV chef Valentine Warner.
OPEN STEAK SANDWICHES INGREDIENTS (Serves 12) 1kg beef sirloin 4tbsp whipping cream 2tbsp creme fraiche 2tsp Dijon mustard 1/4 horseradish root, grated 12 slices rye bread 6 cornichons (gherkins), sliced 1 shallot, sliced Walnut oil, to drizzle 1 lemon, half zested and all juiced Chives Salt and pepper METHOD 1.
OPEN STEAK SANDWICHES OPEN STEAK SANDWICHES INGREDIENTS (Serves 12) 1kg beef sirloin 4tbsp whipping cream 2tbsp creme fraiche 2tsp Dijon mustard 1/4 horseradish root, grated 12 slices rye bread 6 cornichons (gherkins), sliced 1 shallot, sliced Walnut oil, to drizzle 1 lemon, half zested and all juiced Chives Salt and pepper INGREDIENTS (Serves 12) 1kg beef sirloin 4tbsp whipping cream 2tbsp creme fraiche 2tsp Dijon mustard 1/4 horseradish root, grated 12 slices rye bread 6 cornichons (gherkins), sliced 1 shallot, sliced Walnut oil, to drizzle 1 lemon, half zested and all juiced Chives Salt and pepper METHOD 1.
Serve the haddock on top of the OPEN STEAK SANDWICHES INGREDIENTS (Serves 12) 1kg beef sirloin 4tbsp whipping cream 2tbsp creme fraiche 2tsp Dijon mustard 1/4 horseradish root, grated 12 slices rye bread 6 cornichons (gherkins), sliced 1 shallot, sliced Walnut oil, to drizzle 1 lemon, half zested and all juiced Chives Salt and pepper METHOD 1.
Four slabs of crusty bread (my father-in-law enjoyed a couple of bits in place of a starter) with olives, sun-dried tomatoes and nice little cornichons (or mini-gherkins for those of you who don't watch the food channels).