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 Or Melissa Clark’s big-flavored fish cakes with herbs and chiles. Sam Sifton, New York Times, "Our New Favorite Ingredient," 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, "Is it responsible to recommend restaurant takeout during the shutdown?," 9 Apr. 2020 Try canned fish on top of salads or crackers, mixed with pasta, or get cooking and make fish cakes. NBC News, "Staying home due to the coronavirus? Here's what to stock in your fridge and pantry," 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, "This Thai restaurant on Bardstown Road serves up some of the most satisfying bites in town," 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,, "Fish & Bird restaurant brings modern Japanese flavors to Berkeley," 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, "The interior now lives up to the food at Thai Square," 10 Oct. 2019 The cod’s flesh, meanwhile, becomes fish cakes as fluffy as French quenelles. Fortune, "Restaurant Review: Iceland’s Slippurinn Is an Ephemeral Culinary Destination," 11 Aug. 2019 Besides the fish cakes, the vegetable adds fruity acidity to a wild-tasting mountain lamb entrée consisting of a flat steak, cut from the leg, sliced and fanned around celery root crushed with hazelnuts. Fortune, "Restaurant Review: Iceland’s Slippurinn Is an Ephemeral Culinary Destination," 11 Aug. 2019

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First Known Use of fish cake

1854, in the meaning defined above

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“Fish cake.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 21 Sep. 2020.

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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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