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 Over time, Taiwan’s 7-Eleven stores cut the Slurpee and the Big Gulp and focused on local flavors, creating the store’s signature aroma — a potent blend of tea eggs marinated with cinnamon and star anise, fish cakes and roasted sweet potatoes. Frank Shyong, Los Angeles Times, 20 Mar. 2024 Choices include baked fish cakes, corned beef and cabbage, lamb and dumpling stew, and shepherd’s pie. Heidi Finley, Charlotte Observer, 1 Mar. 2024 Atop the cave lies a restaurant serving up local favorites like fish cakes, breadfruit tacos and saltfish salad. Anna Haines, Forbes, 13 Feb. 2024 The dense but yielding fish cakes underscore her love of lemongrass, which doesn’t hide the presence of fresh dill and lime leaves in the ground catfish. Tom Sietsema, Washington Post, 17 Nov. 2023 Those include a shrimp-cake version of tian bu lah, the skewered, fried and boiled to order fish cake familiar to anyone who has visited Taiwan’s famous night markets. Mrussell, oregonlive, 14 Sep. 2023 They’re made of a meat hot dog or a mozzarella stick or half of each, or fish cake, which was the original Korean version, a culmination of both the Japanese occupation of the early 20th century and the longstanding presence of U.S. troops after World War II. Soo Youn, NBC News, 14 July 2023 Little fish cakes tan and puff up like marshmallows. Tom Sietsema, Washington Post, 17 May 2023 At a dock party last month, Nam’s supporters ate fish cakes and posed for group photos. Jeong Park, Los Angeles Times, 9 Mar. 2023

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Word History

First Known Use

1824, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of fish cake was in 1824

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“Fish cake.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 19 Apr. 2024.

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