fish cake


Definition of fish cake

: a round fried cake made of shredded fish and mashed potato

Examples of fish cake in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Everybody should have either a fish cake on a hot cross bun or a Bermudian fish sandwich from Mama Angie's. Lale Arikoglu, Condé Nast Traveler, 1 Sep. 2021 Or Melissa Clark’s big-flavored fish cakes with herbs and chiles. Sam Sifton, New York Times, 6 May 2020 Hwang writes descriptions of its ever-rotating contents in black marker on the clear plastic cover: galbijjim, japchae, fish cake, chicken leg, potato salad, pickled peppers with garlic, pineapple salsa. Los Angeles Times, 9 Apr. 2020 Try canned fish on top of salads or crackers, mixed with pasta, or get cooking and make fish cakes. NBC News, 12 Mar. 2020 The fried fish cake presented a very different textural experience — this style of cake sometimes taking on a rubbery mouthfeel. Lindsey Mcclave, The Courier-Journal, 11 Mar. 2020 To make fish cakes, Asuka Uchida forms black cod into spheres, stuffs them with cheese curds and drops them into a light beer batter. Janelle Bitker,, 17 Jan. 2020 The fried fish cakes are springy as ever, and the lemongrass broth, punctuated with shrimp and straw mushrooms, retains its tang; Panngern changed the look, but not the previous owner’s chef. Tom Sietsema, Washington Post, 10 Oct. 2019 The cod’s flesh, meanwhile, becomes fish cakes as fluffy as French quenelles. Fortune, 11 Aug. 2019

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First Known Use of fish cake

1854, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of fish cake was in 1854

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8 Sep 2021

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“Fish cake.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 19 Sep. 2021.

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English Language Learners Definition of fish cake

: a round fried cake made of a mixture of fish and mashed potatoes


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