Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. In heraldry, a branch, as of the horns of a stag.
- n. A pickled gherkin cucumber
- From the French (Wiktionary)
“Stinky raclette melted over boiled baby potatoes with some snappy sour cornichon is heaven.”
“Go for the Paris sandwich with ham, Gruyère cheese, a mustard-mayonnaise and little cornichon pickles.”
“Serve with toast and cornichon, or perhaps a few pickled green chillies.”
“Finely chop 200g of steak – it should be as fine as you can chop it without actually mincing it – then add in 40g of finely chopped shallot, 40g of finely chopped cornichon, 2 tsp capers, 3 tsp of Worcestershire sauce, 6 drops of Tabasco, a little salt, black pepper and then stir carefully.”
“Jeanne: to make the vase (or half-vase) I stuck a pickle jar (cornichon, if you like ...) behind the tile.”
“Santa likes a few olives and cornichon on the side.”
“In France, it's all about the little bread, the ham and cheese, the cornichon, always the same thing.”
“The deviled eggs includes mayonnaise, mustard, a tiny dice or cornichon, fresh chives and topped with sweet smoked Spanish paprika.”
“I'm not alone enough, she answered, skewering a cornichon on her fork and snapping off half in her slight overbite for emphasis.”
“Place a cornichon on a 6-inch wooden skewer, and use that to hold the burger together.”
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