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1A strong-smelling pungent-tasting bulb, used as a flavouring in cooking and in herbal medicine.as modifier ‘garlic butter’
- ‘We were also occasionally served bread slices spread with garlic butter.’
- ‘Spain is seen as producing some of the world's best-quality garlic bulbs.’
- ‘Then I squeezed a couple of limes into the garlic butter, and threw in a couple of pinches of cayenne pepper.’
- ‘She asks again as the cook starts to prepare the accompanying potato and garlic purée.’
- ‘Marinade eggplants with olive oil, garlic confit, and add thyme, salt and pepper.’
- ‘The garlic butter in which the mushrooms are cooked will help the flavour of the pastry enormously.’
- ‘The freshly buttered warm garlic toast made a tasty companion to the vegetable soup, and the pasta dishes were spot on.’
- ‘Use lemon juice to remove fish, garlic and onion odors from utensils, pans, even hands.’
- ‘We suggest the Pale Ale and, if you're hungry, a loaf of bread and garlic butter.’
- ‘If there are too many outside layers of skin on the garlic bulbs, pull them off first.’
- ‘Add the cream, garlic olive oil and cod liver oil and fold to combine season, and set aside keeping warm.’
- ‘Between the four of us we ordered two portions of garlic bread, and a portion of dough balls with garlic butter.’
- ‘The naan bread should drip with garlic butter, the chicken glisten with chopped coriander and ghee.’
- ‘This is the place for spiced Moroccan lamb meatballs or grilled garlic mushrooms to start.’
- ‘Her accompanying garlic bread is real bread with a proper crust, spread with freshly prepared garlic butter and chopped parsley.’
- ‘To start with I would order crayfish with garlic butter, followed by loin of venison.’
- ‘The waitress suggested that I seasoned the food with garlic butter and olive oil, as a true Portuguese would do.’
- ‘Thai Rice Noodles is dressed in coconut hoisin sauce and garlic chili paste.’
- ‘Lay a demitasse spoon over the Parmesan powder and fill with garlic chips and parsley.’
- ‘Put down the pick, pick up the shell, and pour the garlic butter that remains inside onto the bread.’
2The central Asian plant, closely related to the onion, which produces garlic.
- ‘In the South and where winters are mild, garlic is planted in November and December.’
- ‘Good natural sources are barley, garlic, onion, parsley, lettuce and celery.’
- ‘This is the process of bending the tops of bulbing onion and garlic plants to the ground after the leaves wither.’
- ‘We picked oregano from the field and gathered garlic, onions, and chilies from the shed.’
- ‘One of the greatest weapons in fighting vampires is a small, common vegetable named the garlic.’
- ‘The onion family, including garlic and leeks, are good detoxifiers and are also antiseptic and antibacterial.’
- ‘Locations are based on evidence from onion and garlic, and on location of similar enzymes in other plants.’
- ‘There are some winter onions and garlic to make sauces and salads, early lettuces and even the occasional cob of corn.’
- ‘In September, add greens and English peas to the mix, and plant garlic and onions later in the month.’
- ‘Onions, garlic and leeks are found to have conflicting images throughout much of the world.’
- ‘Both garlic and onion contain enzymes that activate the body's natural pain relief chemicals.’
- ‘Shallots grow similarly to garlic in bulbs with pods covered in reddish brown skin.’
- ‘Well, so far I've helped with the weeding, laughed at Haydn trying to water the bushes with a holey bucket and planted some garlic.’
- ‘They provide us with asparagus, onion, and garlic, as well as many garden plants, such as daffodils.’
- ‘The family includes many familiar plant friends such as garlic, onion, asparagus tulip.’
- ‘A member of the lily family, asparagus is also related to onions, leeks and garlic.’
- ‘In most of the articles I searched, garlic and onions were mentioned as great immune system boosters.’
- ‘Southern gardeners can only plant garlic if they know the temperature will dip low enough.’
- ‘They also harvest spices, wild onions and garlic in their garden and elsewhere.’
- ‘We also found that high consumption of onions and garlic, the allium family, was protective.’
- 2.1 Used in names of plants with a similar smell or flavour to garlic, e.g. wild garlic.
- ‘We were whisked through a blur of forest, bright with flowering broom, wild orchids and garlic to the island's main town, Sali.’
- ‘Wild onion and wild garlic are both winter perennials.’
Old English gārlēac, from gār ‘spear’ (because the shape of a clove resembles the head of a spear) + lēac ‘leek’.
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