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- n. The quality of being peppery.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A hot or peppery quality.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a hot spiciness
This dressing works superbly as a counterbalance to the arugula's pepperiness, which is mellowed out by the nuttiness of bean sprouts.
Ginger cake demands both the pepperiness of the dried form, and the "zing" of the fresh root for absolute perfection.
Gwyneth also sticks in anchovies far too strong and tops her vongole with basil, which similarly confuses the tastebuds – the sharp pepperiness of flat-leaf parsley is a better foil for the flavours beneath.
Although attractive in its distinct pepperiness, unlike vintage port, which is only made in the very best years, it doesn't improve with bottle age.
For instance, she used to pair a Cane and Ebel Rye Ale from Two Brothers Brewing Co. in Warrenville, Ill., for a dish of pork sausage with mushrooms, onion, bacon and lentils at DBGB Kitchen and Bar, where she once worked, because the beer has "a pepperiness that tasted like a quick grind of black pepper."
At their best, these wines exude a soft, plummy, silky character, with notes of violets, spices and a gentle pepperiness.
After trying out both spring onions and parsley I decide that the subtler flavour of chives works better: the hot pepperiness of both ingredients is a distraction from the soothing, salty potatoey-ness of the dish.
Tasting notes: The mildest of the lot; along with a light gingery pepperiness, the ale has great lemon and apple flavors, with gentle carbonation.
This recipe works because the richness of the salmon is beautifully offset by the pepperiness of the watercress, the heat of the chiles, and the acidity of the lemon and the buttermilk.
No where near as flavorful as it is aromatic, it is light bodied, juicy and a little limp with simple red fruit flavors and just a little pepperiness.
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