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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.
Once it's hot, you'll quickly braise the cod fillets and shallots in butter and a handful of herb sprigs.
Place the five sliced shallots in a small saucepan and pour in canola or vegetable oil to cover.
Ingredients 1 garlic clove, 2cm ginger, 6 shallots - 2 chopped into quarters and 4 sliced into rings, 3tsp oil, 2 sea bass fillets, 200g rainbow chard, sliced, 1 red chilli, sliced, 1tbsp soy sauce, 1 lime, 250g pack readysteamed brown rice.
Smt Harsimrat Kaur Badal, Union Minister for Food Processing Industries launched Common Food Processing Incubation Center for Shallots (Small Onions) in Chettikulam village in Perambalur District of Tamil Nadu through video conferencing from here today.
Melt the butter in a frying pan and gently cook the shallots, with the lid on, for 10 minutes.
Toss the shallots in a little flour and deep-fry for 1 min or until light golden and crispy.
INGREDIENTS Pearl barley risotto 200g (7oz) pearl barley; 2 shallots, finely diced; 3 garlic cloves; 25g (1oz) Parmesan, grated; 4 baby corns; 1 carrot, cut into thin discs; 2 beetroots, cooked, cut into discs; 8 green beans, blanched; 15ml (1 tbsp) vegetable oil; 1 pinch salt Tomato sauce 3 shallots, diced; 2 garlic cloves; 8 tomatoes; 15ml (1 tbsp) olive oil; 800ml (1 ?
Shallots look like tiny onions, but their shape is somewhere between an onion and a head of garlic.
Add the shallots, garlic and salt and cook until the shallots have softened but without colouring.
Moreover, shallots contain considerable amount of polyphenols that are well-known anticancer compounds.
Mix the shallots with the sweet vinegar, oil and half a teaspoon of salt in a separate bowl.