Recent Examples of currant from the Web
And a quick pan-seared fillet, that most modern of preparations, benefits from the classic Sicilian contrast of currants, olives and pine nuts.
On today’s tasting menu: a 2014 V36 cabernet sauvignon, aged two years in French oak, featuring notes of dark currant and black raspberry.
However, Lent is also the season for hot cross buns, a delightful combination of currants and raisins and spices, topped with custard in the shape of a cross.
Look to crabapples, flowering currant, elderberry, huckleberry, forsythia, Pieris and Oregon grape.
Baker Fiona Cairns’ eight-tiered cake for Kate and William included currants, cherries, raisins, orange marmalade, and brandy.
To build it, scoops of precooked rice are layered in a small skillet with currants and pumpkin seeds, which add colorful pops of texture and flavor.
Agnes made a fancy soft sandwich cookie, flavored with almond extract and layered with currant jelly.
Then the whole thing is flipped onto a plate and garnished with another handful of currants and seeds.
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Origin and Etymology of currant
First Known Use: 14th centurySee Words from the same year
CURRANT Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of currant for English Language Learners
: a small seedless raisin that is used in baking and cooking
: a small red, black, or white berry that is often used in making jams and jellies
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