spring onion


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spring onion

n
(Cookery) an immature form of the onion (Allium cepa), widely cultivated for its tiny bulb and long green leaves which are eaten in salads, etc. Also called: green onion or scallion

spring onion

scallion or green onion
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.spring onion - a young onion before the bulb has enlargedspring onion - a young onion before the bulb has enlarged; eaten in salads
onion - an aromatic flavorful vegetable
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
jarní cibulka
forårsløg
pikkusipulipillisipulitalvisipuli
mladi luk
ネギ
실파
salladslök
ต้นหอม
hành lá

spring onion

n (Brit) → cipollina

spring onion

بَصَلٌ أَخْضَر jarní cibulka forårsløg Frühlingszwiebel φρέσκο κρεμμύδι cebolleta pikkusipuli ciboule mladi luk cipollina ネギ 실파 bosui vårløk dymka cebolinha, cebolinho зеленый лук salladslök ต้นหอม taze soğan hành lá 小葱
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Place the mascarpone, wasabi, chives, tarragon and spring onion in a bowl with half a teaspoon of salt and a grind of black pepper.
Add the chopped onion, celery, green pepper, garlic and white of spring onion and sizzle gently for a few minutes.
WHAT YOU'LL NEED: Gardening gloves Packet of spring onion seeds Label and pencil Hand trowel A Rake HOW TO GROW SPRING onions can be sown straight in to the ground where they are going to grow, so make sure the space is weed free.
Add the spring onion, green beans and red pepper, and cook until slightly softened.
Ingredients: To make fried mushroom: 6 button mushrooms, cut into 3-4 pieces; all purpose flour/maida - 6tsp; 3tsp corn flour; 1tsp tomato sauce; 3-4tsp soya sauce; salt to taste; a pinch of sugar; oil to deep fry, 1 spring onion for garnish To make Manchurian: 2tsp oil; 1 onion, cubed; 2 green chillies, chopped; 1 capsicum, cubed; 3 cloves garlic, halved; 2tsp corn flour; salt to taste; 1/4tsp sugar
debbie&andrew's is on sizzling form with the launch of two new sausages -Pork, Black Pudding and Apple and Pork and Spring Onion, as well as hav-ing its Perfect Pork sausage voted best in its category in the Quality Food Awards.
Another great dining option is the toro torched sushi, which is tuna belly sushi, with a slightly torched topped with spring onion, ginger and ponzu sauce.
For the spring onions: 6 spring onion bulbs, halved lengthwise
The spring onion mash is not dissimilar to the Irish classic potato dish colcannon which has cooked, shredded cabbage through it instead of spring onions, or as well as them, depending on which recipe you follow.
Clean and dry the spring onion and chop into small rings.
Add three-quarters of the spring onion along with the corn and pepper.
Spring onion quesadillas with guacamole salad (Serves 2) Ingredients 10 spring onions, trimmed 2 tbsp pumpkin seeds, plus extra to serve 1 tbsp olive oil, plus 1 tsp 2 soft flour tortillas 10 slices of jalapeno chilli (from a jar) 85g/3oz cheddar, grated 1 avocado, halved, stoned and peeled juice 1 lime small pack coriander, plus leaves to serve 1/2 cucumber, peeled, halved lengthways and sliced on the diagonal 2 Little Gem lettuces cut into thin wedges Method 1 Boil a pan of water and add the spring onions.