Page Six says they dined on mussel soup, crayfish and artichoke risotto at a tony Venetian restaurant.
So the next day I went out and I bought a microwave oven and I made an artichoke in the microwave.
The question is whether fashion is like an onion or an artichoke: Peel away the layers and is there a heart?
He paused—artfully peeled an artichoke—then pounced once more.
There, artichoke interrogation experiments were taking place at a safe house called Haus Waldorf.
He says moreover that the artichoke grows near the river Indus.
The stick remained in the air, and Pussy came back to the house like an 'artichoke.'
Cut in four a boiled and well-seasoned cauliflower, squeeze out the water, and use to fill the artichoke bottoms.
Therefore it is clear to my mind that the word was not 'artichoke,' but 'aristocrat,' that he used.
"And your fine coat always smells of musk," jeered the artichoke.
1530s, from articiocco, Northern Italian variant of Italian arcicioffo, from Old Spanish alcarchofa, from Arabic al-hursufa "artichoke." The Northern Italian variation probably is from influence of ciocco "stump."
Folk etymology has twisted the word in English; the ending is probably influenced by choke, and early forms of the word in English include archecokk, hortichock, artychough, hartichoake. The plant was known in Italy by 1450s, brought to Florence from Naples in 1466, and introduced in England in the reign of Henry VIII. French artichaut (16c.), German Artischocke (16c.) both are also from Italian.