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sweet woodruff

n.
A fragrant perennial herb (Galium odoratum) native to Eurasia and widely cultivated as a ground cover, having small white flowers and narrow leaves used for flavoring wine and in sachets.
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sweet woodruff

n
(Plants) a Eurasian and North African rubiaceous plant, Galium odoratum (or Asperula odorata), having whorls of leaves and clusters of fragrant white flowers
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Noun1.sweet woodruff - Old World fragrant stoloniferous perennial having small white flowers and narrow leaves used as flavoring and in sachetssweet woodruff - Old World fragrant stoloniferous perennial having small white flowers and narrow leaves used as flavoring and in sachets; widely cultivated as a ground cover; in some classifications placed in genus Asperula
sweet woodruff, waldmeister - fragrant dark green leaves used to flavor May wine
May wine - a punch made of Moselle and sugar and sparkling water or champagne flavored with sweet woodruff
bedstraw - any of several plants of the genus Galium
2.sweet woodruff - fragrant dark green leaves used to flavor May wine
herb - aromatic potherb used in cookery for its savory qualities
Asperula odorata, fragrant bedstraw, Galium odoratum, sweet woodruff, waldmeister, woodruff - Old World fragrant stoloniferous perennial having small white flowers and narrow leaves used as flavoring and in sachets; widely cultivated as a ground cover; in some classifications placed in genus Asperula
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Sweet woodruff (Galium odoratum) is a delightful ground cover featuring fine-textured foliage that emerges bright green in spring and then turns dark green.
QUINCE, WOODRUFF, and APPLE For the apple cider syrup: 3 gallons freshly-pressed apple cider from a mix of small and tart apples For the quince puree: 10 quinces Sugar, as needed Water, as needed For the quince curd: 800 grams quince puree 8 egg yolks 150 grams brown butter Salt and apple cider vinegar to taste For the woodruff crumble: 240 grams flour 100 grams dried woodruff 20 grams sugar 55 grams salt 120 grams brown butter, melted 20 grams apple cider For the garnish: Raw apple, brunoise Sweet woodruff leaves FOR THE APPLE CIDER SYRUP: Pour cider in a container and transfer to a dehydrator.
We use sweet woodruff to impart a decidedly spicy aspect to the pork but you can use cinnamon instead.
Cwmarin ydi'r cemegyn sy'n gyfrifol am yr arogl hyfryd yma ac mae o i'w gael hefyd mewn erwain neu frenhines y weirglodd, ac yn y briwydd ber (Galium odoratum; sweet woodruff ) ac oes, mae arogl da arnyn nhwtha hefyd.
They're especially pretty among blue hydrangeas, or beside dry creekbeds with sweet woodruff or baby's tears scrambling around them.
Nature makes use of bunchberry, ferns, sweet woodruff, and European or wild ginger in shady areas.
The Cronin's continue to keep watch on the Farm, which grows a variety of GYO Certified Hops, along with Rye, Pumpkins, Sweet Woodruff, Berries, Honey and Experimental Barley.