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date palm

a feather palm, Phoenix dactylifera, probably native to N Africa and SW Asia and widely grown in other arid warm temperate and subtropical regions for its edible fruit (dates)
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Medjool opened in February this year, throwing its hat into the crowded ring that is the lane's multi-cultural restaurant spread.
The new identity will be supported by a national comprehensive marketing campaign encompassing digital advertising, in-store promotions and social media, along with a website and Facebook page with a library of entrees, salads, side dishes and desserts featuring Natural Delights Medjool Dates.
MEDJOOL The biggest of all dates (up to 3 inches long), with finely wrinkled, delicate skin and chewy-tender thick fruit.
In its country of origin, Morocco, the Medjool Date was so recognized as a delicacy that they were reserved only for the elite.
To serve about six people you will need: 12 Medjool dates or Agen prunes 12 fresh almonds 12 rashers rindless, dry-cured smoked streaky bacon A little olive oil; A little sherry vinegar Using the back of a knife, stretch the bacon strips a little by massaging them along a flat surface.
340g pitted Medjool dates (the nice fat succulent ones) 1 tsp bicarbonate of soda 3 Earl Grey tea bags 850ml boiling water 120g butter, at room temperature 170g unrefined golden caster sugar 4 large free range eggs 450g plain flour 1 tsp baking powder For the sauce 800g unrefined demerara sugar 1 packet (250g) butter 640ml double cream A pinch of salt A suitable deep cake tin, loaf tin, or individual pudding moulds.
MEDJOOL Sample minty mojitos and snack on pork loin skewers ($$) while surrounded by skyscrapers, church spires, and the gritty Mission District spread out below.
It's a very good profitable item on a per square foot basis," says Dwight Hurst, president of Bard Medjool Marketing, based in Claremont, Calif.
NOTES Medjool dates are available at gourmet, health food, and