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2008-08-15 09:00:38

By Stacey Kratz Deseret News It was a race between us and a bus of senior tourists to make it to the lunch line for The Lion House, one of Salt Lake's most venerable eateries. Of course, the seniors won, but we actually didn't mind too much. For one thing, we had a great conversation with those nearest us while we waited. For another, the staff at The Lion House keeps things moving right along, so despite the busful of folks in front of us, our wait wasn't too long. The Lion House, in...

2008-08-07 18:00:00

By Chris Kelsey IN what seems like a classic case of taking coals to Newcastle a Bridgend company is breaking the mould by selling pasties to Cornwall. Jones Organic has been selling its traditional handmade products in the home of the pasty since July. Around half its monthly output of 6,000 frozen organic pasties goes to Devon and Cornwall. The company also makes around 3,000 pies a month. Jones Organic was set up by Mike Sweetman in January last year and initially operated out...

2008-07-04 15:00:00

By Albert Ching, The Tribune, Mesa, Ariz. Jul. 4--BRAVE THE FOOD: We all know the stereotypes about British food -- specifically, that it's terrible -- but you can decide for yourself with the fish and chips, bangers and mash and bread pudding at the British Open Pub in Scottsdale. There's also the Cornish Pasty Co. in Tempe, which features pasties (the name refers to the food, not the complexion of your average Briton), which are basically fancy Hot Pockets that originate from the...

2008-07-04 00:00:20

By Emma Corlett Business editor The Proper Cornish Food Company has won a contract to supply Sainsbury's with a premium chilled "taste the difference" traditional Cornish steak pasty. Hand-made in Cornwall using locally sourced ingredients where possible, the new Sainsbury's "Taste the Difference" pasty will be available at the group's stores across the country this summer. The Sainsbury's contract is another significant development in the expansion of the family- run Bodmin food...

2008-07-01 00:10:00

The availability of fresh peeled onions in Cornwall for bakeries and wholesalers has taken a major step forward as the result of a substantial investment by a local vegetable processor. Hay Farm Produce, based at Antony in South East Cornwall, has taken delivery of a state-of-the-art Finis onion-peeling line. The total investment of almost pounds300,000 was supported by EU Objective One grants of over pounds115,000, enabling the firm to improve product output and increase quantity and...

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Davidsonia, Journal
2012-04-25 14:26:44

Davidsonia is a scientific journal published by the University of British Columbia Botanical Garden. It specializes in the botanical natural history of the pacific northwest and horticultural and plant conservation issues. The print edition of Davidsonia existed from 1970 to 1981. It was revived in 2002 as an online journal. The journal provides full open-access to content on its website www.davidsonia.org . The journal is named after British Columbia botanical pioneer John Davidson. It...

2009-04-23 10:51:40

Cinnamon Myrtle can grow up to a height of 33 yards. The leaves are characterized by oval or elliptical shape, 1-3 inches long, with a scent like cinnamon. Flowers originate in panicles with star-shaped blooms. The tiny, papery fruit are shaped like bells. The Cinnamon Myrtle earned its common name in the late 1980s due to the elemicin essential oil it produced which made it particularly fitting for flavoring. However, the name 'cinnamon myrtle' is currently used to indicate the...

2009-04-23 10:35:57

The Lemon Myrtle, Backhousia citriodora, also known as Lemon Scented Ironwood, Sweet Verbena Tree, Sweet Verbena Myrtle, or Lemon Scented Verbena, is a flowering plant native to subtropical rainforests of Queensland, Australia. This plant is classified in the family Myrtaceae and genus Backhousia. It can achieve heights as high as 5 yards, but many times it is smaller. The leaves are a glossy evergreen with smooth edges, opposite, lance-shaped, 2-5 inches in length and less than an inch...

2008-04-30 23:07:27

The Sydney Rock Oyster (Saccostrea glomerata), is an oyster species endemic to Australia and New Zealand. In Australia it is found in bays, inlets and sheltered estuaries from Wingan Inlet in eastern Victoria, along the east coast of New South Wales and up to Hervey Bay Queensland, around northern Australia and down the west coast to Shark Bay in Western Australia. There is also a small introduced population on Flinders Island, in Bass Strait, Tasmania and in Albany on the south west coast of...

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Regarding the etymology of 'humgruffin,' the OED says (rather unhelpfully) that it's a 'made-up word.' We might guess that 'hum' comes from 'humbug' or possibly 'hum' meaning 'a disagreeable smell,' while 'gruffin' could be a combination of 'gruff' and 'griffin.'