caulis


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caulis

One of the main stalks of leaves which spring from between the acanthus leaves of the second row on each side of the typical Corinthian capital, and which are carried up to support the volutes at the angles.
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A spokesman said it was not the caulis that were actually booked but the vehicle that returned to pick them up.
My efforts in my vegetable allotment look terribly puny by comparison with the huge weight of apples and pears growing on the espalier-trained trees, the giant raised beds of rhubarb and caulis and sprouts.
Now he is selling the king size caulis for pounds 1 each at a farmers' market close to his 300-acre organic farm in Shillingford Abbot, Exeter.
Among other fictional allotment holders is Arthur Fowler from EastEnders, who famously died among his spuds and caulis.
It was too watery and I didn't have any more caulis, so in desperation I used cheese to thicken it instead.
Shoppers in the South-West can now buy Cornish King caulis whereas Welsh customers can enjoy cauli with a Taste of Wales certification.
For somebody who considers a roast dinner incomplete without some white florets, it comes as a surprise that sales of caulis are dwindling as consumers instead turn to broccoli.
We wanted the kids to grow their own food and cook it but it was such a success that the kids even sold potatoes, beans and caulis this year.
I'm going to try and get a few calabrese in this month instead of waiting as usual until June, just to provide an early change from cabbage and caulis.