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shallot:

see oniononion,
plant of the family Liliaceae (lily family), of the same genus (Allium) as the chive (A. schoenoprasum), garlic (A. sativum), leek (A. porrum), and shallot (A. ascalonium).
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shallot

[′shal·ət]
(botany)
Allium ascalonicum. A bulbous onionlike herb. Also known as scallion.

shallot

1. an alliaceous plant, Allium ascalonicum, cultivated for its edible bulb
2. the bulb of this plant, which divides into small sections and is used in cooking for flavouring and as a vegetable
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The global market for fresh onions and shallots is projected to expand at a robust CAGR of 6.3 percent in the coming years.
Notes: The shallot needs to soak in an ice-water bath for 30 minutes; this will lessen its bite and keep the shallot crisp.
One gram of plant sample (dry and fresh shallot extract) was taken and dissolved in 1 mL incomplete media for preparing various concentrations of plant extract.
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Spread the caramelised shallot puree evenly over the bases, then arrange the dressed vegetables on top.
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"Would that," I asked her, "include shallots? For I was in a shop the other week wishing to purchase some shallots for my home-made Thai green curry paste and they did not have any."
(2)Peel and finely slice the shallots and add to a mediumsized saucepan with the butter.
The amount of shallots was incorrect in a recipe for B-56 Shrimp that was published in the Home Cooking column on April 14.
Shallots are unsurpassed for their compatibility with other vegetables and their ability to repel insects and soil fungi that prey on their neighbors.
Mustard sauce: 1 shallot, diced 250ml cream 1tbsp wholegrain mustard 20g chopped chives DIRECTIONS Sweat off shallot, add the cream and mustard then reduce a little.