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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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Believed to be a descendent of the ancient Roman preserved fish sauce Garum, it is served just warm with raw vegetables (traditionally cardoons, onions, celery and other hearty autumnal veg) and is similar to aoli in many ways.
Eight new species and two potential ones were found for Margarita, 40 for Coche and 9 for Cubagua, in systematic and extensive surveys carried out between 1989 and 2009 in 7 types of environments: beaches, salt marshes, mangroves, cardoons, shrubs, decidual and humid forest).
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Braised cardoons with bagna cauda, a piquant sauce made from anchovies, garlic and cream, was followed by rabbit with sweet peppers, beef braised in Barbera wine or tender, rare veal.
Some of the ingredients he likes to color his menu with in the monotonous gray of winter include white truffles, passion fruit, persimmons, cardoons and pomegranates.
Hugh, right, cooks and tastes the abundant produce, from root vegetables and game to fruits from the orchard, and from peppers to cardoons (a kind of edible thistle).
We were greeted by colorful plates of grilled and roasted vegetables, crunchy fried cardoons (wild artichoke), assorted olives, breads.
The Romans had a higher regard for vegetables such as lettuce, beet, asparagus and cabbage, often combining them with luxury foods such as asphodel, cardoons (thistle), shellfish, silphium (giant fennel), asaphoetida (both a flavour and a drug), spices (cumin, pepper) and herbs (basil, mint).
But what about Stinking Bishop, fried elvers with bacon, cardoons, smoked salt, lemon cheese or cock on a stick?
She started telling me about the cardoons she grew, which are like elephantine celery.
Cardoons are better suited to the back of the border, creating a massively impressive backdrop for those smaller spikys such as Acanthus mollis (Bear's Breeches) and Phormium tenax (New Zealand Flax).
For example, it has nine recipes for artichokes, it has nine recipes for artichokes, three for scorrel, and four for cardoons.