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currant

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Food
currantcur‧rant /ˈkʌrənt $ ˈkɜːr-/ ●●○ noun [countable] 🔊 🔊 1 DFa small dried grape used especially in baking cakesraisin, sultana2 a small round red or black berry blackcurrant, redcurrant
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currantI conjured up visions of wild mushroom risotto, tiramisu, Cherry, Garcia ice cream, and currant scones.She garnished her built-up Trifle with strips of bright currant jelly, crystallised sweetmeats or flowers.He silently helps her gather currants, having interpreted her blush on seeing him as the beginning of affection.Stir in currants and mixed peel. 3 Add enough milk to make a soft, smooth dough.To make sauce, in a small saucepan, soak currants in creme de cassis and wine for 45 minutes.Theodora wiped her hands on the damp grass and lay down again beneath the currant bushes.
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