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chive

 (chīv)
n.
1. often chives A bulbous herb (Allium schoenoprasum) native to Eurasia, having clusters of usually pink to rose-violet flowers and cultivated for its long, slender, hollow leaves.
2. chives The leaves of this plant used as a seasoning.

[Middle English chive, from Anglo-Norman, from Latin cēpa, onion.]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.chives - perennial having hollow cylindrical leaves used for seasoningchives - perennial having hollow cylindrical leaves used for seasoning
chives - cylindrical leaves used fresh as a mild onion-flavored seasoning
alliaceous plant - bulbous plants having a characteristic pungent onion odor
2.chives - cylindrical leaves used fresh as a mild onion-flavored seasoning
herb - aromatic potherb used in cookery for its savory qualities
Allium schoenoprasum, chive, chives, cive, schnittlaugh - perennial having hollow cylindrical leaves used for seasoning
Translations
pažitka
purløg
ruohosipuli
vlasac
チャイブ
부추
gräslök
พืชคล้ายหัวหอมมีก้านยาวสีเขียว
hẹ

chives

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chives

[ˈtʃaɪvz] nplciboulette f, civette f

chives

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[ˈtʃaɪvz] nplerba cipollina

chives

ثُوْم مُعَمِّر pažitka purløg Schnittlauch σχοινόπρασο cebolleta, cebollino ruohosipuli ciboulette vlasac erba cipollina チャイブ 부추 bieslook gressløk szczypiorek cebolinha, cebolinho лук-резанец gräslök พืชคล้ายหัวหอมมีก้านยาวสีเขียว Frenk soğanı hẹ 细香葱
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Beat up two eggs with a little water or milk, salt, pepper, chives, and parsley.
Seasoned with salt, pepper, chives and parsley," murmured Mrs.
start INGREDIENTS For the Parmesan straws (makes 18): 200g/7oz ready-made, all-butter puff pastry 1 medium free-range egg 2tbsp finely chopped chives 3tbsp finely grated Parmesan 1tsp white sesame seeds 1tsp black sesame seeds A pinch of paprika For the soup: 800g/13/4lb asparagus (about 50 spears) 2 medium onions 1 small leek 2tbsp olive oil 750ml/26floz chicken stock 150ml/5floz creme fraiche 1tbsp finely chopped chives Salt & freshly ground black pepper For the garnish: The asparagus tips from the 800g asparagus 6 small new potatoes 30g/1oz butter A handful of fresh chervil METHOD 1.
start Aspara INGREDIENTS For the Parmesan straws (makes 18): 200g/7oz ready-made, all-butter puff pastry 1 medium free-range egg 2tbsp finely chopped chives 3tbsp finely grated Parmesan 1tsp white sesame seeds 1tsp black sesame seeds A pinch of paprika For the soup: 800g/13/4lb asparagus (about 50 spears) 2 medium onions 1 small leek 2tbsp olive oil 750ml/26floz chicken stock 150ml/5floz creme fraiche 1tbsp finely chopped chives Salt & freshly ground black pepper For the garnish: The asparagus tips from the 800g asparagus 6 small new potatoes 30g/1oz butter A handful of fresh chervil METHOD 1.
Arrange all the greens to resemble a bouquet and tie together with a strand of blanched chives.
The hollow, spiky leaves of chives are wonderful for adding an oniony flavor to soups and sauces.
INGREDIENTS (Serves 2) 2 large baking potatoes, scrubbed 1 x 160g can Princes tuna chunks in spring water, drained 100g low fat soft cheese 4 tbsp soured cream 2 tbsp chopped fresh chives Salt and pepper Cherry tomatoes and mixed leaf salad, to serve.
STARTER INGREDIENTS 200g flat rice noodles 2tbsp vegetable oil, plus extra for drizzling 1 onion, thickly sliced 1 garlic clove, finely chopped 4-6 garlic chives, sliced into batons (or normal chives if you can't find them) 200g raw shelled king prawns 2 free-range eggs, beaten 2tbsp sweet soy sauce 2tbsp light soy sauce 1tbsp dark soy sauce (optional) 180g bean sprouts METHOD 1.
INGREDIENTS (for4 people): 200g flat rice noodles 2tbsp vegetable oil, plus extra for drizzling 1 onion, thickly sliced 1 garlic clove, finely chopped 4-6 garlic chives, sliced into batons (or normal chives if you can't find them) 200g raw shelled king prawns 2 free-range eggs, beaten 2tbsp sweet soy sauce 2tbsp light soy sauce 1tbsp dark soy sauce (optional) 180g bean sprouts METHOD 1 Bring a saucepan of water to the boil and cook the noodles for about 10 minutes or until soft but still with a bit of bite.
small handful of finely chopped fresh chives, plus extra to garnish
3 Sprinkle a quarter of the chives, cheese and ham over the omelette and cook for 1-2 minutes, or until set.