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kokum

(ˈkəʊkəm)
n
1. (Plants) a tropical evergreen tree from India, Garcinia indica, that produces fruit which is dark purple when ripe containing large seeds from which an important edible fat is obtained
2. (Plants) the fruit of this tree, which has a dark purple rind when ripe and is often sold sun-dried and used in Indian cookery for its sweet and sour flavour
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Once the kokum imported from the coast did not reach the king's kitchen.
Chacaby spent her first two years with an adoptive French family before her formidable kokum (grandmother), Leliilah, traveled to Thunder Bay to bring her home to Ombabika, a remote Ojibwa community near Lake Nipigon in Northern Ontario.
Soak the kokum petals in a cup of warm water for 1-2 hours.
Following the teachings of his kokum (grandmother), Kyle refuses to leave Jared on his own, despite her dire warnings about the hill.
Jared insists on hiking up the highest hill, searching for cell service, and Kyle reluctantly follows; his kokum has always forbidden him to go near it.
Antimicrobial activity of extracts of dried kokum (Garcinia indica C).
Our products contain zero chemical preservatives and have only five or six plant-based ingredients found in nature [such as kokum butter, cocoa butter, sea buckthorn extract, sucrose and vitamin E].
These iconic beeswax balms hydrate, smoothen, and protect with lip-conditioning ingredients like antioxidant vitamin E, shea, and kokum butter.
This includes the savoury banana leaf wrapped lobster with smoked kokum and the zingy mustard steamed bhekti fish.
Chief Justice Headache Cho and Justices Kokum Raven, Nanabush, Bob Tail Rabbit, Mink, Weget, Wisakeejack, Coyote, and Khandroma
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Kokum, coconut, curry leaves--this cuisine has flavours and textures borrowed from everywhere.