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garnish

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
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garnishgar‧nish1 /ˈɡɑːnɪʃ $ ˈɡɑːr-/ noun [countable]  DFa small amount of food such as salad or fruit that you place on food to decorate it
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garnishRemove fruit from cavity and use as a garnish.Serve the fish with a garnish of lemon.A final garnish of capers adds a pleasant salty note.Fresh parsley is often used for garnishes.Remove from oven and sprinkle fete cheese and herb and pine nut garnishes over top.
Related topics: Food
garnishgarnish2 verb [transitive]  DFto add something to food in order to decorate itgarnish something with something Garnish each dish with a slice of lemon.
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garnishShe garnished her built-up Trifle with strips of bright currant jelly, crystallised sweetmeats or flowers.Before serving the pie, add a little parsley to garnish it.The state began garnishing my wages to pay for the parking tickets.Garnish the salad with tropical fruits and sautéed wild mushrooms.To serve, garnish with onion or fresh cilantro.When serving greens, garnish with radishes.Scatter the Mozzarella over the pizzas, then garnish with the chopped sun-dried tomatoes.Ladle over the sauce, garnish with the fried pork and Sichuan peppercorns and serve at once.garnish something with somethingPlace the turkey on a large platter and garnish it with parsley and orange sections.
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garnish
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theygarnish
he, she, itgarnishes
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theygarnished
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave garnished
he, she, ithas garnished
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad garnished
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill garnish
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have garnished
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam garnishing
he, she, itis garnishing
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you, we, theyare garnishing
Past
I, he, she, itwas garnishing
you, we, theywere garnishing
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been garnishing
he, she, ithas been garnishing
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been garnishing
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be garnishing
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been garnishing
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