piquancy


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The face with its brilliant depth of complexion had the same piquancy of mirthful mischief that was fixed upon the countenance of the image, but which was here varied and continually shifting, yet always essentially the same, like the sunny gleam upon a bubbling fountain.
So God has armed youth and puberty and manhood no less with its own piquancy and charm, and made it enviable and gracious and its claims not to be put by, if it will stand by itself.
Still some novelty was necessary, to give to their return the piquancy with which I wished it to be invested.
The most prosaic woman likes to believe herself the object of a violent, a poetic passion; and without a grain of romance in her, Bertha had that spirit of intrigue which gave piquancy to the idea that the brother of the man she meant to marry was dying with love and jealousy for her sake.
A quick salt-rice wine soak improved the shrimp's texture, plumping them, as well as contributing flavor; the Sichuan peppercorns gave the dish sparkling spice and aromatic piquancy, while black peppercorns provided a straightforward hit of heat.
Garlic can add a piquancy to meals but is only advisable if both people on a date consume it together, otherwise you can forget a goodnight kiss.
However, Sals has blended the sauce such that the strong tang of the mustard is muted and you get just the right piquancy. What with the other offerings of Sals having such strong flavours, this one wasn't appreciated as much at our table but I do see this being a satisfying meal for those who crave a nice basic burger with fresh veggies.
It delivers lightly textured but sweet edged, pithy orange and ripe melon fruit with arresting grapefruit acidity to add balancing piquancy and verve.
'PEPPADEW is passionate about adding a special touch of piquancy and texture to dishes, lifting the humdrum to new culinary heights, and creating accomplished chefs in every kitchen.
Indeed, food from nearby countries -- particularly spicier Georgian cuisine -- has been particularly popular with fans looking for a little more piquancy in their plates.
The Tabasco pepper has a rank of 30,000-50,000 on the Scoville Heat Scale that measures the piquancy of chilis, which puts it somewhere between a jalapeno and a habanero.
A to-die-for gravy of good seeing and transparency covered all the dishes, bringing out subtleties in the piquancy of each.