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Definition of the noun Porcini

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  1. An edible mushroom (Boletus edulis), prized for its flavor.


Porcini is a restaurant.

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Google previewA Cook's Initiation into the Gorgeous World of Mushrooms (2013)

by Philippe Emanuelli

The porcini is a mythic mushroom. Also called a cèpe or king bolete, it's the mushroom that immediately comes to mind when you think ofthe bounty of the forest. The porcini is inextri- cably woven into so many European cuisines, especially ...

Google previewPauline Frommer's London (2007)

by Jason Cochran, Pauline Frommer

is savory with calamari, sundried tomatoes, garlic, and tomato sauce; and pappardelle al funghi porcini is a satisfy- ingly rich mix of wild mushrooms, garlic, white wine, and cream. Save by getting pasta as a slightly smaller starter for £1 less.

Google previewThe Diner's Dictionary (2012)

Word Origins of Food and Drink by John Ayto

porcini The Italian term (first recorded in ) for the large fleshy woodland mushrooms whose scientific name is Boletus edulis . In Victorian Britain, when they were of little account gastronomically, ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Foods (2002)

A Guide to Healthy Nutrition by Experts from Dole Food Company, Experts from The Mayo Clinic, Experts from UCLA Center for H

Porcini mushrooms are thick-stemmed and nutty in flavor, with large white or reddish brown caps. Less well-known varieties, which grow mainly in the wild, include the black trumpet mushroom, which is thin, brittle, and trumpet-shaped.

Google previewFood Cultures of the World Encyclopedia (2011)

[Four Volumes] by Ken Albala

parsley,chopped 2 small or 1 large head white cabbage or savoy cabbage 2 tbsp butter or lard 4 thin slices bacon 1 c water 1 tbsp dried porcini mushrooms Mix the meat with the egg, onion, and bread, and season well with salt and pepper.

Google previewDictionary of Food (2009)

International Food and Cooking Terms from A to Z by Charles Sinclair

See also probiotics funge Central Africa A fufulike staple porridge from Angola made with maize meal or cassavameal fungee Caribbean Funchi funghi Italy Mushrooms, fungi funghi porcini Italy Ceps. See also porcini fungi Theplural offungus.

Google previewInternational Dictionary of Food and Cooking (1998)

by Charles Gordon Sinclair

fungi funghi porcini (Itl see porcini fungi The plural of fungus, in cooking generally refers only to the fruiting hodies of various fungi. For details see hlewitt, holetus, cep, chanterelle, chestnut mushroom, common mushroom, field mushroom, ...

Google previewThey Eat That?: A Cultural Encyclopedia of Weird and Exotic Food from Around the World (2012)

by Jonathan Deutsch Ph.D., Natalya Murakhver

Morels, porcini, chanterelles, and white and black truffles are more distinct and can carry a high price on the market. Even to the practiced eye, wild mushrooms can be very difficult to identify for consumption. It is extremely dangerous to pick ...

Google previewCrossword Puzzle Dictionary (2015)

by Murali Mohan Hundigam

Louis encephalitis, yellow fever Kinds of mushroom—cep, champignon, chanterelle, field mushroom, morel, oyster mushroom, porcini, portobello mushroom, shiitake Kinds of nymph in mythology —dryad, ...

Google previewNew American Roget's College Thesaurus in Dictionary Form (Revised &Updated) (2002)

by Philip D. Morehead

lettuce, maize, manioc, fungus, [ button, chanterelle, morel, oyster, porcini, or shiitake] mushroom, mustard greens, okra,

Google previewThe Visual Food Encyclopedia (2012)

by QA International Collectif

Also known as cèpesor porcini,boletes have a long, fleshy stalk up to 10 inches high. Thick and firm, it is topped by a fleshy cap. Depending on the type of bolete, the generally round, convex cap can be either smooth or velvety. Anywhere from ...

Google previewHugh Johnson's Pocket Encyclopedia of Wine 2001 (2010)

by Hugh Johnson

with fungi porcini Finest mature Barolo or Barbaresco Ravioli See Pasta. with wild mushrooms Dolcetto or Nebbiolo d'Alba, Oregon Pinot N, red Rioja crianza. Salade niçoise Very dry, **, not too light or ...

Google previewNew Oxford Rhyming Dictionary (2012)

by Oxford University Press

porcini 4.31 porcupine 25.23 ...

Google previewDictionary of Americanisms, Briticisms, Canadianisms and Australianisms (2010)

by V.S. Matyushenkov

porcini esp.Am., Can. the cep, a kindof wild mushroom,esp. asanitem on a menu. pork 1.(of a man) have sex.2. government money spent in a ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Jewish Food (2010)

by Gil Marks

dried porcini mushrooms 1 cup hot water 2 pounds (4cups) bonelesschicken breasts, ground 3 large eggs 2 large egg whites 2 tablespoons allpurpose flour ...

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Scrabble value of P3O1R1C3I1N1I1

The value of this 7-letter word is 11 points. It is included in the second edition of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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