from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. See arugula.
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- n. A herb of the mustard family, with pungently flavored leaves often eaten in salads.
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- n. erect European annual often grown as a salad crop to be harvested when young and tender
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It's called "roquette" in French "rucola" in Italian -- so that probably accounts for "rocket" in some English varieties.
My cousin Audrey and I stopped to pluck up and admire a bunch of spicy arugula or "roquette" as it is known here.
Besides, can anything really compare to Twilight?? roquette (12/13/2008 3: 11: 17 AM) i'd like to see the movie, they should make it and release it like in a year or two
Saturday farmers 'market, where I spied him from my cachette* (behind the salad stand salt-and-peppered with roquette).
Comments roquette (12/13/2008 3: 14: 21 AM) i say, kristen should have at least filmed new moon first then done welcome to the rileys
You know it took me awhile to warm up to roquette, but Im a true convert now.
Did you know that it's also called rocket, garden rocket, rocket salad, rugola, rucola and roquette?
Arugula is a peppery tasting salad green also called rocket, roquette, rugula, or rucola, depending on where you live.
Above is the 3rd course: Salade tiede a la gourmande, which was a warm salad of baby spinach leaves and roquette tossed with walnut oil, mustard, and balsamic vinegar, with bacon slivers, grilled quail meat, pine nuts, garlic croutons, green beans and enoki mushrooms.
A warm salad of baby spinach leaves and roquette tossed with walnut oil, mustard and balsamic vinegar, with bacon slivers, grilled quail meat, pine nuts, garlic croutons, green beans and enoki mushrooms
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