samphire


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samphire

1. an umbelliferous plant, Crithmum maritimum, of Eurasian coasts, having fleshy divided leaves and clusters of small greenish-white flowers
2. golden samphire a Eurasian coastal plant, Inula crithmoides, with fleshy leaves and yellow flower heads: family Asteraceae (composites)
3. another name for glasswort
4. any of several other plants of coastal areas
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Add the chilli, chopped ginger, samphire and sesame oil and toss everything together.
5 When the clams start to open, add in the chilli, butter and samphire and cook for three more minutes.
Samphire picked from the French Atlantic Coast and eucalyptus sourced from Beijing.
But now demand for the salty coastal sea plant samphire which goes particularly well with fish, is soaring.
The menu features Mediterranean and Middle Eastern cuisine, with signature dishes such as buttered tiger prawns with pickled lemon, Taggiasca olives and samphire, and Datterino tomato bruschetta with marinated anchovies.
Lastly, there appears to be a turf war with respect to the lucrative samphire trade (samphire being "a slightly salty sea asparagus").
Hamedani; n = 29) were cultivated, and where the native herb samphire (n = 27) was growing (see Barin et al.
J Macdougall, Stirling Much of the chalk marl rubble bored on the English side was deposited at Lower Shakespeare Cliff in Kent, now home to the Samphire Hoe Country Park.
Ikonomou a Greek company, having a history dating back to 1936, is devoted to the production and export of rock samphire.
Stepping up the flavour is a plate of scallops, cured in elderflower vodka and served with preserved sea cabbage, powdered seaweed and pickled samphire.