punnet


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punnet

(ˈpʌnɪt)
n
(Cookery) chiefly Brit a small basket for fruit, such as strawberries
[C19: perhaps diminutive of dialect pun pound2]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.punnet - a small light basket used as a measure for fruitspunnet - a small light basket used as a measure for fruits
basket, handbasket - a container that is usually woven and has handles
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

punnet

[ˈpʌnɪt] N (Brit) → canastilla f

punnet

[ˈpʌnɪt] (British) n (= container) → barquette f

punnet

n (Brit) → Körbchen nt

punnet

[ˈpʌnɪt] ncestello
a punnet of strawberries → un cestino di fragole
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Her hat, which was flowery, resembled those punnets, covered with flannel, which we sowed with mustard and cress in our childhood, and which germinated here yes, and there no.
Verdict: Worth the price tag 9/10 Deluxe British Strawberries (250g) PS1.89, Lidl WE were worried they might be tasteless, as they were extra large and we got just a handful in our punnet. However, they were a proper strawberry red, perfectly ripe, with a nice bite and a reasonable taste.
Disappeared very quickly, despite being one of the largest punnets. Verdict: Good value for the price 9/10 Deluxe British Strawberries (250g) PS1.89, LIDL WE were worried they might be tasteless, as they were extra large and we got just a handful in our punnet.
Verdict: A perfect taste of summer 10/10 Deluxe British Strawberries (250g) PS1.89, LIDL WE were worried they might be tasteless, as they were extra large and we got just a handful in our punnet. However, they were a proper strawberry red, perfectly ripe, with a nice bite and a reasonable taste.
SERIOUSLY strong mature white cheddar, 350g, down from PS5 to PS2.50 SAINSBURY'S stonebaked margherita hand-stretched pizza, 265g, down from PS2.80 to PS2 CO-OP nectarines punnet, 79p BIRCHWOOD 3 British turkey breast steaks, 375g, PS1.99
Verdict: Worth the price tag 9/10 Specially Selected Sweet and Delicious Strawberries (300g), PS2.19, Aldi We were shocked to find tiny clumps of mud in the punnet, a bug crawling over one strawberry, while others had been eaten by insects.
This recipe is perfect if you have a punnet past their best that you don't want to waste.
The ABC said Saturday wholesale prices had fallen by half to 50 Australian cents per punnet, below the cost of production.
10/10 MARKET ST STRAWBERRIES (400G), PS2, MORRISONS Nice evenly sized punnet in perfect strawberry red.
INGREDIENTS 100g of self-raising flour 100 ml of skim milk One egg 2 tbsp of maple syrup 1 banana Punnet of blueberries (reserve half ) Pinch of salt METHODOLOGY Place sieved flour into bowl, make a well in the middle and add the egg and whisk in milk gradually until you have a nice batter.
HEALTHY FRUIT CRUMBLE FOR THE CRUMBLE n120g crushed pecan nuts (or whatever nuts you prefer) n120g portage oats n2 tbsp coconut oil (or butter) n5tbsp honey nRind of a lemon FOR THE FRUIT FILLING n2 punnet of plums n1 punnet of blueberries nHoney or sugar substitute to taste SERVE WITH n200g quark n2 tbsp honey nLemon rind METHOD 1.