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  • n. Plural of granum.

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  • n. Plural form of granum.


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  • Thus in a contract between the cities of Bologna and Ferrara, in 1194, the dyestuff kermez is referred to as grana de Brazile and Brazil wood, both dyestuffs at that time being obtained from India. "

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  • A little here, a little there, toss in a salad or a caprese or some cheese (I like parmesan/grana which is just parmesan by another name) and bread and you’re set!

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  • Last weekend I cooked a little dinner for Nena and her parents, and this was the amuse bouche -- a cube of fresh watermelon, balsamic vinegar syrup made with local blackberries, a petit basil leaf and some grated grana padano cheese.

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  • The eatery's most popular dish is the Margherita pizza with tomato, mozzarella, grana, basil and olive oil ($14.50).


  • I ordered the Lamb Bolognese with hand-cut pappardelle pasta and shaved grana padano cheese.

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  • The highlight of her lunch was the fava leaf sformato with grana padano cheese, a flan-like baked egg dish $12.

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  • Think macaroni with grana padano or shrimp and grits with chow chow relish.

    Comfort-Food Upgrade

  • The club kits were presented on the pitch at Camp Nou at midday with Nike and Barça have chosen to make a complete change for the home shirts with the stripes being done away with and two halves of blau and grana being introduced as a nod to the club's centenary shirt of ten seasons ago.

    FC Barcelona new 2008-09 kits by Nike

  • Dangeresquetoo and a reference to ba-weep grana weep niny bong son_of_el_topo

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  • This is a basic recipe for risotto, using mild shallots instead of onions and a shower of grana padana, similar to parmesan.

    Potato Risotto


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