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A high public or government official of the Chinese empire; the term has been used in reference to the power wielded by a mandarin-like class of professionals—physicians, lawyers, scientists, engineers, middle managers, etc.
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The peak season for kinnow mandarins in Pakistan lasts from December up to February.
MANDARIN CUPCAKES INGREDIENTS For the cake n8oz gluten-free self-raising flour n8oz caster sugar n8oz margarine n3 large eggs n1tsp xanthan gum n1 tin mandarins in juice For the buttercream n75g margarine n300g icing sugar nJuice from the mandarin METHOD 1 Pre heat he oven to 160c/ gasmark 3.
2 GEL for every kilogram of lower quality mandarins to be processed and not sold as fruit would receive a subsidy of 0.
Add 5-6 chunks of mandarin oranges and cook for a while.
Their research focuses on uncovering more details about the natural chemicals in mandarins that contribute to the fruit's pleasing flavor and on determining what causes changes in those flavors after the fruit is put into storage.
Heat a heavy-based frying pan and add duck, skin side down, with halved mandarins, cut side down.
In the first study, scientists at the National Institute of Fruit Tree Science surveyed 1,073 people who ate a high number of mandarins.
But mandarins take center stage, with a mandarin-themed recipe contest, mandarin shakes, even mandarin trees for sale.
Lemann is really concerned only with Mandarins, even as he recognizes that Lifers and especially Talents are not only more abundant but ultimately more important to the shape of American life.
The mandarins were supposed to become technocrat-statesmen who would operate a complicated new national applied-research apparatus and provide policy and administrative expertise to government.
Ten varieties of mandarins are growing on two ranches - one in the Oxnard area and one near Santa Paula - to gauge the ability of the trees to produce fruit in different conditions.
SEATTLE -- On Thursday, December 10, 2009, Seattle welcomed Japanese fruit growers as they reintroduced the traditional Japanese Mandarin "Aoshima" and the Japanese Tottori 20th Century Pear at the Japanese Mandarin and Pear Expo, held at the Washington State Trade and Convention Center.