agrodolce

a·gro·dol·ce

 (ä′grō-dōl′chā′, ăg′rə-)
n.
An Italian sweet and sour sauce, traditionally made with a base of vinegar and sugar and often combined with other ingredients such as wine and diced vegetables or fruits.

[Italian agrodolce, sweet-and-sour, agrodolce (possibly loan translation of Middle French aigre-doux) : Italian agro, sour (from Old Italian, from Vulgar Latin *acrus, from Latin ācer, ācr-, sharp, pungent; see ak- in Indo-European roots) + dolce, sweet (from Latin dulcis).]

agrodolce

(ˌæɡrəʊˈdɒltʃɪ)
n
(Cookery) an Italian sweet-and-sour sauce, made with onions, garlic, red wine vinegar, sugar, and raisins
[C21: from Italian]
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Cauliflower no longer needs to be relegated to a side dish and rather can take center stage when dressed in the restaurant's unique golden raisin agrodolce, which elevates the dish's taste and presentation in a fresh way.
FOR THE MUSHROOM AGRODOLCE: Cut mushrooms into small pieces.
CRAB AND ASPARAGUS (SERVES 6 aS a Starter) INGREDIENTS 1 large live brown crab, about 1kg, placed in the freezer for 30 minutes before cooking salt For the asparagus mousse: 3 sheets of bronze leaf gelatine, soaked in ice-cold water 25g unsalted butter 325g asparagus spears, trimmed of any woody parts 150ml double cream For the mayonnaise: 2 large egg yolks 1tbsp brown crab meat (from the crab above) Juice of 1 lemon 300ml light olive oil cornish sea salt and freshly ground pepper For the asparagus salad: 12 asparagus spears, trimmed of any woody parts 1tbsp chopped chervil 40ml agrodolce vinegar 100ml good-quality olive oil METHOD 1 First make the asparagus mousse.
INGREDIENTS SERVES 6 1 large live brown crab, about 1kg, placed in the freezer for 30 minutes before cooking Salt For the asparagus mousse: 3 sheets of bronze leaf gelatine, soaked in ice-cold water 25g unsalted butter 325g asparagus spears, trimmed of any woody parts 150ml double cream For the mayonnaise: 2 large egg yolks 1tbsp brown crab meat (from the crab above) Juice of 1 lemon 300ml light olive oil Cornish sea salt and freshly ground pepper For the asparagus salad: 12 asparagus spears, trimmed of any woody parts 1tbsp chopped chervil 40ml agrodolce vinegar 100ml good-quality olive oil DIRECTIONS First make the asparagus mousse: Soak the gelatine in a shallow dish of ice-cold water to soften.
There are slow-cooked dishes like osso buco and lamb shanks, and a classic pan-fried duck breast with a sweet-sour blueberry agrodolce sauce.
Choose from the Red Snapper Crudo with pickled ginger, turmeric and tangerine oil for $18.95, the barbecue octopus with charred lemon garlic potatoes, ranch cabbage slaw and pickled shallots for $19.95, and whole bandera branzino, a European sea bass encased in a salt dome, roasted and then presented tableside with an Agrodolce sauce, for $49.95.
Make the agrodolce: In a pan, cook garlic in oil over medium heat
In Italy, the use of agrodolce (literally sour-sweet) in dishes is common - often a simple combination of caramel and vinegar with herbs and spices to be drizzled over vegetables and cooked meats.
The Italian term agrodolce means sweet and sour, and usually refers to vegetables that have been flavoured and dressed with vinegar -- which is what I've done here.
Per cui non si tratta tanto di commedia "agrodolce" quanto di iperrealismo allucinato, stravolto dai colori esplosi della fotografia, che danno tragicamente l'idea di quanto lontano sia il paese dalla profezia di Levinas sull'evoluzione del lavoro come costo sociale e delle riforme come "trasformazione di liberta sociali in liberta economiche" (Greco 94), qui sintetizzata da Levy e che riportiamo per l'amara lontanza dalla situazione odierna:
Maple eggplant agrodolce: Saute a large thinly sliced onion and 1 tablespoon minced garlic in 2 tablespoons olive oil.
On a piazza in the Vucciria district, Ristorante Santandrea, Piazza Sant'Andrea 4 (00 39 091 334 999; ristorantesantandrea.eu; open dinner only Monday to Saturday) is a good choice for seasonal cuisine that features tagliata di tonno con cipolla in agrodolce (tuna with sweet and sour onion).