ortolan


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Synonyms for ortolan

brownish Old World bunting often eaten as a delicacy

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One traditional French way of preparing ortolan involves force-feeding it until it is fat, then dousing it in Armagnac alcohol before roasting it whole in the oven.
Ortolan, a protected species of endangered songbird, can fetch up to pounds 100 on the black market.
Bardsey had several good records including ortolan bunting, melodious and icterine warblers and wryneck.
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Ortolan restaurant offers a $40 spring tasting menu on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday nights through May.
The Gulf Computer Services, Gulfol and Ortolan backed youngster improved on the excellent performance he produced at the 1.
As for Mitterrand, the former president was famously a fan of ortolan, the tiny songbirds drowned in Armagnac and traditionally eaten whole from beneath a napkin--supposedly to hide the diner's depravity from God.
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Ortolan is a student in the Department of Mechanical Engineering at the Federal University of Santa Catarina, Florianopolis, Brazil.
Effects of a golf course on population dynamics of the endangered Ortolan bunting.
After eight outlawed years, the French have decided to prosecute restaurateurs and gourmands who cook and eat whole in one swallow the ortolan, a protected species of songbird.
He hopes the publicity could offset the threat posed by senator Ortolan Finistirre (William H Macy), who is heading a campaign to have poison stickers on all cigarette packs.
He is delighted when Washington reporter Heather Holloway (Katie Holmes) arranges to interview him for a profile piece - the publicity could offset the threat posed by opportunistic senator Ortolan Finistirre (William H Macy), who is spearheading a campaign to have 'Poison' stickers positioned on the front of all cigarettes.
Believing his own hype, Nick is delighted (and none too surprised) when Washington reporter Heather Holloway (Holmes) asks to interview him for a profile piece; publicity which could offset the threat posed by opportunistic senator Ortolan Finistirre (Macy), who is spearheading a campaign to have 'Poison' stickers positioned on the front of all packs of cigarettes.