punnet


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punnet

(ˈpʌnɪt)
n
(Cookery) chiefly Brit a small basket for fruit, such as strawberries
[C19: perhaps diminutive of dialect pun pound2]
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Noun1.punnet - a small light basket used as a measure for fruitspunnet - a small light basket used as a measure for fruits
basket, handbasket - a container that is usually woven and has handles
Britain, Great Britain, U.K., UK, United Kingdom, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland - a monarchy in northwestern Europe occupying most of the British Isles; divided into England and Scotland and Wales and Northern Ireland; `Great Britain' is often used loosely to refer to the United Kingdom
Translations

punnet

[ˈpʌnɪt] N (Brit) → canastilla f

punnet

[ˈpʌnɪt] (British) n (= container) → barquette f

punnet

n (Brit) → Körbchen nt

punnet

[ˈpʌnɪt] ncestello
a punnet of strawberries → un cestino di fragole
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Her hat, which was flowery, resembled those punnets, covered with flannel, which we sowed with mustard and cress in our childhood, and which germinated here yes, and there no.
HEALTHY FRUIT CRUMBLE FOR THE CRUMBLE n120g crushed pecan nuts (or whatever nuts you prefer) n120g portage oats n2 tbsp coconut oil (or butter) n5tbsp honey nRind of a lemon FOR THE FRUIT FILLING n2 punnet of plums n1 punnet of blueberries nHoney or sugar substitute to taste SERVE WITH n200g quark n2 tbsp honey nLemon rind METHOD 1.
Once the mixture has all combined, add 1/2 punnet of raspberries and whip until the INGREDIENTS Serves 2 1 pt cream 50g toasted pinhead oatmeal 50g caster sugar 50g honey 1 punnet of fresh raspberries 1/2 measure of whisky (optional) mixture is stiff.
Offers include fresh fruit and veg like a 400g punnet of plums down from PS1 to 74p.
Anyway, the bloke off the fruit stall gave him a punnet of strawberries and l shared them with him - the Chronicle headlined it Strawberry Walkabout.
INGREDIENTS 4 x punnet of porcini mushrooms, pictured above Parmesan, shaved Extra virgin olive oil Lemon juice Salt and pepper to season INGREDIENTS 4 x punnet of porcini mushrooms, pictured above Parmesan, shaved Extra virgin olive oil Lemon juice Salt and pepper to season METHOD 1.
THE cost of a punnet of strawberries has plummeted just in time for Wimbledon.
ingredients punnet of raspberries punnet of strawberries in quarters punnet of blueberries punnet of blackberries in halves 200mls water juice of 1 lemon juice 3 leaves of gelatin 200 grams sugar loaf of brioche method?
You can stuff yourself with punnet after punnet of strawberries until you burst, but you can't have a punt.
After all no self-respecting socialite would dare to be seen at either Ascot or Wimbledon without the prerequisite punnet, dressed with cream and sugar or just with a glass of chilled champagne.
And hands up who's ever bought a punnet of blueberries and not had to bin half of them for being mushy and tasteless?