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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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Served with bread cubes, pear tomatoes, cornichons, pickled onions and cucumber pickle cubes, it sounds inviting.
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.
Lunch in a Meadow offers a choice of one entree sandwich, either Fresh Baguette with Madrange Ham, butter and cornichons or Smoked Turkey Wrap with Sweet-Curry Mayonnaise, complemented by fresh ripe strawberries dipped in gourmet chocolate, an assortment of cheeses and crackers, a fresh fruit salad, and beverage, for $17.
I used this section quite frequently to look up such items as cornichons, ghee, galanga, misco, and bulgur wheat.
Their local speciality, Fondue Savoyarde is a mix of three types of cheese and white wine combined, brought to the table over a flame to stay warm and served with local charcuterie, cornichons and bread cubes.
At Santi's, I buy sliced raclette cheese, pickled onions, cornichons, Dijon mustard, baguette and Hungarian cheese sausages-which I serve at raclette dinner with my best saved wines that were gifts or bought from Titania, a wine store beside our Wooden Spoon restaurant at Rockwell.
Add the parsley, cornichons, capers and lemon juice, and season to taste.
It's a wonderful way to start a meal, or as a lunch in its own right, especially with some crisp salad-y things and, for me, the essential addition of a sharp pickle, be it cornichons, pickled onions, a chutney or, as we're making today, a blob of beautiful piccalilli.
Good pinch of cayenne pepper Black pepper 1 tbsp chopped fresh dill, plus extra to garnish Vegetable crudites (such as cucumber and celery batons) COUNTRY-STYLE CHICKEN LIVER PaTe 4 eggs Low-calorie cooking spray 1 shallot, finely chopped 250g chicken livers, washed, patted dry and sinew removed Salt and black pepper 5 cornichons or cocktail gherkins, drained and chopped, plus extra to serve Small handful of finely chopped fresh parsley, plus roughly chopped parsley to garnish Cherry tomatoes, to serve 1 tbsp mustard powder mixed with 2 tbsp water, to serve Wholemeal toast and vegetable crudites, to serve 1 Put the eggs into a small pan and cover with water.
The Alliance focuses on leveraging domestic and diaspora direct investment to increase production and export of cornichons from BiH to Germany and Austria and to generate jobs and income in rural areas.