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Gourmet Glossary: "O"

Gourmet Glossary: "O"

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Offal The internal parts of an animal including brain, heart, kidney, liver, tongue and tripe.

Olive The small oval fruit of the olive tree, early olives are green, mature olives are black. It’s rich oil is used for frying, marinades, dressings and baking.

Okra A vegetable also called ‘ladies’ fingers’ a long green pod, full of seeds.

Organic Food produced without artificial or chemical fertilizers or pesticides.

Ouzo Greek spirit flavoured with aniseed.

Oyster A saltwater shellfish, can be cooked or eaten raw.

Oyster Mushroom A grey or greyish-brown fungus that grows in clumps or clusters. Offal The internal parts of an animal including brain, heart, kidney, liver, tongue and tripe.

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