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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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She also said that farmers in Perambalur District are producing 70000 tons of shallots per year in a cultivation area of 8000 hectares, inspite of the increasing difficulty in cultivation due to increase in prices of inputs, unpredictable weather, disease outbreak and not getting adequate prices in the market.
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.
The changes in environmental factors will affect on growth and shallot yield.
Tip the contents of the wok into a large bowl and add the crispy shallots.
Shallots can't compete with weeds so you will need to hoe or weed the area by hand and make sure you don't break the leaves when weeding.
Spread the caramelised shallot puree evenly over the bases, then arrange the dressed vegetables on top.
For extra flavor, use the oil left from frying the shallots for the salad," says Sophie (salad recipe is on page 94).
c fried shallots (you can make your own or heat c of shallots from the shallot sauce and drain them on a paper towel)
1 INGREDIENTS 1 pheasant cut in 4, 1 bulb smoked garlic, 100g smoked bacon, 225g shallots, bunch fresh tarragon, 2 tbsp olive oil, 500ml chicken stock, 25g flour, 200ml cassis, 200ml red wine, salt, fresh ground black pepper, 350g Brussels sprouts, 25g butter, 1 clove garlic, 100g parmesan; for bread sauce: 500ml milk, 50g butter, 1 onion, 6 peppercorns, 6 cloves, 150g white breadcrumbs, 1 bay leaf, 1 sprig thyme, 3 tbsp single cream, 400g potatoes, pinch nutmeg; fresh rosemary 2 book Valley smoked PHEASANT Preheat oven 180C.
For the shallot oil: In saucepan, combine oil and 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.