devil's tongue


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devil's tongue

n.
See konjac.
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Noun1.devil's tongue - foul-smelling somewhat fleshy tropical plant of southeastern Asia cultivated for its edible corms or in the greenhouse for its large leaves and showy dark red spathe surrounding a large spadix
aroid, arum - any plant of the family Araceae; have small flowers massed on a spadix surrounded by a large spathe
genus Amorphophallus - genus of large tropical east Asian cormous aroids: devil's tongue; snake palm
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The students dressed up in an array of monstrous costumes (pictured main) before offering a menu to chill patrons' blood - Tomato Cobweb Soup (cream of tomato soup, garnished with a balsamic vinegar, cobweb and marmite spider crouton), Devil's Tongue (braised lambs liver in a rich onion gravy served with creamed potatoes, carrots and savoy cabbage), Cheese Brain Drain (cauliflower cheese served with a salad garnish, chips and crusty bread), Eyeballs & Wiggly Worms (pork meatballs in a caper sauce, served with spaghetti and crusty bread), Dracula's Gore (brie balls stuffed with cranberry jus, served with side salad and chips), followed by Jellied Worms Ice Scream
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After a process of trial and error, the two co-developers created the product with only half the calories of a regular sponge cake, by mixing powdered konjak, or devil's tongue, which has almost no calories, with powdered Euglena and green tea.