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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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You shall have a companion; we will send to the rectory for Miss Plym--the very person to chop parsley and shallot for my omelet.
Place wok or cast iron skillet over medium-high heat and add 1 tablespoon of shallot oil.
1 shallot Pinch of capers Salad dressing Salt and pepper For the bearnaise sauce 2 tablespoons of white wine vinegar 2 tablespoons of water 1 shallot finely diced 2 tablespoons of chopped tarragon 1 tablespoon of chopped chervil 200g melted unsalted butter 3 large egg yolks Salt, pepper & cayenne pepper to season METHOD 1.
Take the mutton out to rest and pass the wine and shallot base through a sieve.
Production of onionand shallot seeds is being improved with seed farmers trained in Niono and Kayes; the amount of land dedicated to the cultivation of mother-bulbs increased by at least 19,000 square metres between 2009 and 2012; eight improved storage facilities for shallots and onions have been built; and improved conservation techniques for onions and shallotshave been introduced.
CRISPY NOODLES WITH PRAWN AND CRAB - MEE KROB (serves 4) INGREDIENTS Vegetable or groundnut oil; 125g thin rice noodles; 5 Thai shallots (or 1 banana shallot), thinly sliced; 400g raw, peeled tiger prawns, deveined; 20g fresh root ginger, finely grated; 3 garlic cloves, grated or crushed; 20g galangal, finely grated; 3 spring onions, cut lengthways and thinly sliced; 150g fresh bean sprouts; 3 kaffir lime leaves, cut into matchstick strips; 200g fresh picked white crabmeat; big handful of fresh coriander and mint leaves, roughly chopped; big handful of holy basil FOR THE DRESSING: 2 heaped tbsp grated palm sugar; 5 tbsp Thai fish sauce; 3 tbsp fresh lime juice TO GARNISH: 1 large red chilli, sliced; 2 limes, cut into wedges METHOD 1.
Each shallot should surround itself with a cluster of five to six offsets that will plump up easily.
For the compressed shallots: I shallot sliced Champagne vinegar Granulated sugar Water For the bread: Canola oil I loaf Pugliese bread, crusts trimmed off For the uni hollandaise: * 3 egg yolks 1 teaspoon water 1 pound butter, melted 3 tablespoons yuzu juice Roe or 6 sea urchins; about 3 ounces, pureed Salt For the Wagyu tartare: One 6-ounce piece Wogyu strip loin 2 ounces claikon, peeled and brunoised 1 shallot minced Zest of 7 orange Juice of 1 lemon 3 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil 7 tablespoon finely chopped parsley 1 tablespoon finely chopped chives Fleur de sel For the garnish: 3 pullett egg yolks from heritage chickens, shells cleaned and reserved Sea urchin roe Micro mizuna Belgian endive, sliced * yields more than needed for serving
The traditional Greek beef and shallot stew is a warming winter classic you'll want to finish off with the most delicate of puddings.
I like to use a traditional thin crust pizza, but then made a caramelised shallot puree instead of a tomato base.
Press on kitchen towel and pat dry 1 tsp olive oil 1 finely chopped medium sized shallot 1 small garlic clove finely chopped 1 tbsp chopped bell peppers Generous tbsp or two of Sobrasada (I prefer the Iberian) Squeeze of lemon juice Salt to taste Sprinkle fresh coriander INGREDIENTS: FOR SWEET POTATO SALAD 1 small sweet potato, diced and blanched 200g mixed leaves 1 red onion finely sliced 1 tsp toasted coriander seeds V-2 chopped red chilli Drizzle of olive oil Salt and pepper METHOD For the prawns Heat a shallow saute pan over a moderate heat and add the oil followed by the shallot and bell pepper and garlic with a drop of warm water.
Press on kitchen towel and pat dry 1 tsp olive oil 1 finely chopped medium sized shallot 1 small garlic clove finely chopped 1 tbsp chopped bell peppers Generous tbsp or two of Sobrasada (I prefer the Iberian) Squeeze of lemon juice Salt to taste Sprinkle fresh coriander INGREDIENTS: FOR SWEET POTATO SALAD 1 small sweet potato, diced and blanched 200g mixed leaves 1 red onion finely sliced 1 tsp toasted coriander seeds Vi chopped red chilli Drizzle of olive oil Salt and pepper METHOD For the prawns Heat a shallow saute pan over a moderate heat and add the oil followed by the shallot and bell pepper and garlic with a drop of warm water.