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Synonyms for cardoon

southern European plant having spiny leaves and purple flowers cultivated for its edible leafstalks and roots

only parts eaten are roots and especially stalks (blanched and used as celery)

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These findings suggest that EMF treatments of cardoon seeds have the potential to enhance the cardoon plant growth and the palmitic ac id content.
The copyist often copies many proverbs, joining them without repeating the initial verb, as in Dargli il cardo, il mattone, la suzzacchera [To give him the cardoon, the brick, that disgusting beverage made of sugar and vinegar] (c.
A cocktail made with equal parts Plantation aged rum, amber-style vermouth and the Italian cardoon amaro Cardamaro was a big hit at the Hawthorne recently.
An overview about the state of the art in artichoke cultivation, especially for the production of immature flower heads, was given on the 6th international symposium on artichoke, cardoon and their wild relatives held in Spain 2006.
Several dozen gleaming white cheeses lay drying inside it, and all around them swung bundles of drying herbs, sage, blessed thistle, cardoon, wild thyme--in short, the full store of herbs comprising the Steward's daughter's domestic pharmacy.
Then it was off to cheesemaker Can Morey at Carretera where the milk from the red Mallorcan sheep is used to produce cheese using the thistle like cardoon plant to help it set.
30am yesterday in the nine-year-old Ford Fiesta which stood feet from the town house on Cardoon Road, Consett, County Durham.
Try growing thistle-like Cynara (a group which includes the cardoon and globe artichoke), which produces handsome foliage and dramatic purple thistle flower heads at the back of a border to add summer interest to shrubs, or allow them to grow through cottage garden favourites.
Fernandez-Salguero; Effect of a powdered vegetable coagulant from cardoon Cynara cardunculus in the accelerated ripening of Manchego cheese, Int.
Another version of 242 is: "Six weeks after the Khartoum Conference, the British delegate to the United Nations, Lord Cardoon, drafted a resolution that all the Big Powers or the permanent members of the Council could approve off and it was adopted by the Security Council.
With its silvery, carved, angular leaves, topped by thistle-like flowerheads, cardoon is positively statuesque.
The cardoon looked completely dead, and I was thinking of starting again from seed, but it's coming back stronger than ever, and I've moved it as it clearly wasn't happy under the hedge.
This year, she is trying cardoon, from the artichoke family.
1655) in a rare appearance outside of Spain; Juan Sanchez Cotan's "Still Life with Cardoon and Parsnips" (c.