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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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As well as the rotating gherkin, there is a wall-mounted exhibit made from a Venetian blind which repeatedly flicks opens and closed to reveal different paintings of a lucky cat - a common image across Asia, according to Graeme.
one arrives at the Gherkin by finding the Lloyd's building.
Stir in the remaining oil, oil, parsley, gherkins parsley, gherkins and and capers.
The Broadcast PR Business, based at The Gherkin, EC3, is a leading broadcast communications consultancy specialising in finance, healthcare and education.
DUCK WITH LENTILS AND SALSA VERDE (serves 4) INGREDIENTS 4 duck legs 500g duck fat 300g vegetable oil 50g salt 3 star anise 1tsp ground cinnamon FOR THE LENTILS: 100g puy lentils 500ml chicken stock Sprig of fresh thyme FOR THE SALSA VERDE: 20g each of parsley, mint, tarragon and dill 40g capers 2 gherkins 50ml vegetable oil 50g blanched French beans (optional) 1 lemon METHOD 1.
The ice cream came with toppings of candied bacon and dill gherkin ripple, Metro.
After a spell as a private chef for a family in Cannes, he returned to London to work within the original team opening the Gherkin, before moving to the Rhodes W1 restaurant, helping it to open and win the coveted Michelin Star within months, and retaining it for five years as head chef.
If the Duchess of Cambridge is seen eating a gherkin it's a boy, if she wears a coat with a fleck of pink on then it's a girl.
Plans have been unveiled to inject a dose of fun into London's skyline by transforming famous building The Gherkin into.
The Zoological Society of London (ZSL) Zoo has proposed a cheeky change to London's Gherkin.
Switch on your television or pick up a magazine and if you see a London skyline the most widely used image, and now London's iconic building, is 30 Mary Axe - better known as The Gherkin.
Dairy Crest chose to mark its 10th year as a public company with e party at the top of the 590-ft tall Gherkin building in the City.