Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun A mixture of chopped parsley, lemon rind, and garlic, used as a garnish for osso buco and other dishes.

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  • noun A paste of capers, parsley, lemon zest, olives and olive oil served as an accompaniment to meat or fish

Etymologies

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

[Italian gramolata, gremolata, from gramolare, to scutch, process in a brake (perhaps because the texture of the garnish resembles plant materials broken apart using a brake or scutch), from gramola, scutch, brake for scutching, of unknown origin.]

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Italian

Examples

  • There is always a raw fish crudo on the menu, one night it is local halibut $15 served with salade cuite and tomato vinaigrette, with toasted pine nuts and cherry gremolata.

    Jay Weston: Mezze's Marvelous Middle-Eastern Menu

  • There is always a raw fish crudo on the menu, one night it is local halibut $15 served with salade cuite and tomato vinaigrette, with toasted pine nuts and cherry gremolata.

    Jay Weston: Mezze's Marvelous Middle-Eastern Menu

  • Our fellow diners were full of praise for the roasted seasonal vegetables, the marinated green beans with a generous portion of Drake Family Farms goat cheese, the roasted pumpkin in brown butter and sage from McGrath Farms and the mix of lettuces from Coleman farms that arrived piled high on the plate with avocado, pomegranate and pine nut gremolata.

    One For The Table: Milo & Olive

  • Even a simple gremolata, normally served with ossobuco, and roasted pignoli nuts would have significantly improved the entrée.

    Ron Pickarski: Vegetarian Cuisine and Culinary Education

  • Our fellow diners were full of praise for the roasted seasonal vegetables, the marinated green beans with a generous portion of Drake Family Farms goat cheese, the roasted pumpkin in brown butter and sage from McGrath Farms and the mix of lettuces from Coleman farms that arrived piled high on the plate with avocado, pomegranate and pine nut gremolata.

    One For The Table: Milo & Olive

  • Our fellow diners were full of praise for the roasted seasonal vegetables, the marinated green beans with a generous portion of Drake Family Farms goat cheese, the roasted pumpkin in brown butter and sage from McGrath Farms and the mix of lettuces from Coleman farms that arrived piled high on the plate with avocado, pomegranate and pine nut gremolata.

    One For The Table: Milo & Olive

  • Right before serving, make the gremolata by grating the zest and mincing parsley and garlic.

    Let Them Eat Osso Buco

  • A menu based on well-listed regional dishes, such as pappardelle with ox cheek, black pepper and tomato; skate fish cheeks with gremolata; or rustic pork and foie gras sausage with farro and porcini their own creation—all of which can be had as main courses or, for half the price, as starters.

    The Joy of Cooking Up a Plan

  • Our fellow diners were full of praise for the roasted seasonal vegetables, the marinated green beans with a generous portion of Drake Family Farms goat cheese, the roasted pumpkin in brown butter and sage from McGrath Farms and the mix of lettuces from Coleman farms that arrived piled high on the plate with avocado, pomegranate and pine nut gremolata.

    One For The Table: Milo & Olive

  • Even a simple gremolata, normally served with ossobuco, and roasted pignoli nuts would have significantly improved the entrée.

    Ron Pickarski: Vegetarian Cuisine and Culinary Education

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