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shal·lot

 (shăl′ət, shə-lŏt′)
n.
1. A variety of onion with pointed, pear-shaped bulbs that grow in clusters.
2. The mild-flavored bulb of this plant, used in cooking.

[Shortening of French échalote, from Middle French eschalote : alteration (influenced by -ote, -otte, feminine of -ot, diminutive suff.) of Old French eschaloigne, from Vulgar Latin *escalōnia; see scallion.]

shallot

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shalot

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1. (Plants) Also called: scallion an alliaceous plant, Allium ascalonicum, cultivated for its edible bulb
2. (Plants) the bulb of this plant, which divides into small sections and is used in cooking for flavouring and as a vegetable
[C17: from Old French eschalotte, from Old French eschaloigne, from Latin Ascalōnia caepa Ascalonian onion, from Ascalon, a Palestinian town]

shal•lot

(ˈʃæl ət, ʃəˈlɒt)

n.
1. a plant, Allium ascalonicum, related to the onion, having a divided bulb.
2. the bulb of this plant, used in cooking.
[1655–65]

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A vegetable similar to the onion.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.shallot - aggregate bulb of the multiplier onionshallot - aggregate bulb of the multiplier onion
Allium ascalonicum, Allium cepa aggregatum, eschalot, multiplier onion, shallot - type of onion plant producing small clustered mild-flavored bulbs used as seasoning
bulb - a modified bud consisting of a thickened globular underground stem serving as a reproductive structure
2.shallot - type of onion plant producing small clustered mild-flavored bulbs used as seasoningshallot - type of onion plant producing small clustered mild-flavored bulbs used as seasoning
shallot - small mild-flavored onion-like or garlic-like clustered bulbs used for seasoning
Allium cepa, onion plant, onion - bulbous plant having hollow leaves cultivated worldwide for its rounded edible bulb
shallot - aggregate bulb of the multiplier onion
3.shallot - small mild-flavored onion-like or garlic-like clustered bulbs used for seasoning
onion - an aromatic flavorful vegetable
Allium ascalonicum, Allium cepa aggregatum, eschalot, multiplier onion, shallot - type of onion plant producing small clustered mild-flavored bulbs used as seasoning
Translations
šalotka
salottisipuli
šalotka
schalottenlök

shallot

[ʃəˈlɒt] Nchalote m

shallot

[ʃəˈlɒt] n (British)échalote f

shallot

nSchalotte f

shallot

[ʃəˈlɒt] nscalogno
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CRISPED SKIN SNAPPER WITH MOREL MUSHROOM AND ASPARAGUS RISOTTO 4 snapper fillets 10gms dried morels 60gms butter 200gms arborior risotto rice 1 eschallot finely chopped I clove garlic finely chopped 200mls white wine 500mls chicken stock 50gms mascarpone 1 bunch of asparagus trimmed, blanched and sliced 1/2 bunch of chives finely sliced Red wine sauce to serve (optional) Soak morels in hot water for 1 hour.
Add eschallot, pinenut, broccolini and lemon juice.
Spoon eschallot mixture over barramundi then place cepes on top.