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aspic

either of two species of lavender, Lavandula spica or L. latifolia, that yield an oil used in perfumery: family Lamiaceae (labiates)
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Yes I do use the phrase in aspic quite regularly because it''s the attitude of the unelected self serving groups that appear to want Huddersfield to remain a backwater.
Maggie Nippes, owner and manager of Scrooge's in Jackson, agreed to share the recipe for her tomato aspic. Maggie says, "Scrooge's has the atmosphere of a local neighborhood pub." Moderate prices and a wide variety of vegetables lure regulars and tourists to the casual, child-friendly eatery.
The estimated values of MSY using ASPIC computer software with two surplus production models of Fox and logistic were 28 180 t (R2 =0.915) and 33 260 t (R2 =0.897) respectively.
Serves 4-6 For the pastry 360g plain flour 60g duck fat or lard 60g butter 120ml water Pinch sea salt For the filling 1/2 onion, finely chopped 6 sage leaves, chopped 3 sprigs thyme, leaves only 15g unsalted butter 460g pork (belly, shoulder and gammon, some chopped, some minced) 1/4 tsp salt 1/4 tsp ground mace 1/8 tsp cayenne pepper 10 turns black pepper To finish Beaten egg Aspic jelly (7 sheets gelatine dissolved in 600ml chicken stock) ?
Which isn't a cheese but rather meat from the head of a pig or calf set in aspic. I'm confident that it's nicer than it sounds.
Equity (the performers' and artists' trade union) ran a campaign about this." Penhaligon, who played the more glamorous sister of Judi Dench's character in Eighties sitcom A Fine Romance, said the role of teen temptress Prue in A Bouquet Of Barbed Wire, which was considered risque at the time, had trapped her in "Seventies aspic".
The menu recreated the meal from the night, which was hosted by Cardiff's Chamber of Commerce and the Western Mail, though it has been shrunk slightly from 11 courses to nine, with the ham in aspic being incorporated into the starters and skipping a sorbet course before the main.
Coun Iain Bowen (Lib Dem, Acocks Green) said: "I'm not for preserving everything in aspic but once these are lost, they are gone for good."
Since the foundation of Stoic physics, numerous natural philosophers have argued that the universe is a plenum, that there is no such thing as empty space, that all beings are held in a thick unseen aspic that makes the infinite flow of cause and effect possible.
Director William Wilkinson said: "This is no period piece preserved in aspic. It is a rattling good play about the avarice and selfishness of man, the lengths to which people will go to better their position and the use of sex to further these ends.
It would be selfdefeating to attempt to set city centres in aspic and there is no reason why high-rise construction, if handled sensitively, cannot add to the splendour of the Council House, Town Hall and St Philip's Cathedral.