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A mixture of chopped parsley, lemon rind, and garlic, used as a garnish for osso buco and other dishes.

[Italian gramolata, gremolata, from gramolare, to scutch, process in a brake (perhaps because the texture of the garnish resembles plant materials broken apart using a brake or scutch), from gramola, scutch, brake for scutching, of unknown origin.]
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(Cookery) cookery a garnish of finely chopped parsley, garlic, and lemon
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Gremolata a) Chopped parsley, garlic and lemon zest garnish for meat b) Breadcrumbs and parmesan topping for gratin dish c) Flavoured, shaved ice 12.
Though we had hoped to order the ossobuco 24 ore, a 24-hour braised veal shank with pecorino soft risotto, lemon-infused olive oil, gremolata and broccolini, we were informed after we had ordered that the restaurant was already out.
Cap off your meal with the Crab and Apple Salad, a cherry tomato stuffed with rich and creamy crab salad packed with pine nut gremolata, avocado mousseline, and creme fraiche.
The cherry tomato is stuffed with rich and creamy crab salad served with pine nut gremolata, avocado mousseline and creme fraiche.
Once the asparagus is done, place on a plate and top feta and gremolata; season and enjoy.
Meanwhile, to make the gremolata, combine the olive oil, lemon and lime zest and juice, garlic, chopped coriander and parsley in a small bowl.
My freshly caught roasted halibut with wild garlic peas, gremolata, broad beans and pearl barley was exceptional and I still drool when I think about my white chocolate, caramelised banana and peanut pudding.
Guests can expect sushi plates on the belt ranging from $1.50 - $4.00 with classics like California and spicy tuna to one-of-a-kind creations like the The Kraken (fried squid legs, lemon, cucumber, pickled red onion, bibb lettuce, kaiware sprouts, spicy mayo, topped with gremolata) and the Pineapple Express (tempura, unagi, cucumber, garlic mayo, kaiware sprouts, topped with tuna, spicy pineapple glaze, sweet soy, bubu arare and scallions).
On the main menu choose from sea bass marinated in creole spices served with a kale salad ([pounds sterling]19.80) classic surf & turf comprising grilled lobster with cheesy mustard mornay and spider steak served with gremolata, served with thick cut chips ([pounds sterling]35.00)
My friend was crestfallen about her dish - roast half chicken (off the bone) crispy skin with gremolata, rosemary jus and watercress.
They change the menu on a regular basis which I like; they have one with broccoli, tomato and gremolata on at the moment and it's lush.