gefilte fish

noun
ge·​fil·​te fish | \ gə-ˈfil-tə- How to pronounce gefilte fish (audio) \

Definition of gefilte fish

: balls or cakes of seasoned minced fish usually simmered in a fish stock or baked in a tomato sauce

Examples of gefilte fish in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web According to the outlet's review of the documents, Madoff left behind a modest stockpile that included eight AAA batteries, four religious paperbacks, a Casio calculator, four packages of popcorn, a packet of ramen soup and a box of gefilte fish. Kate Gibson, CBS News, 23 July 2021 Floodwater, a hip bar in Marin County, is prepping a five-course meal ($70 per person) starring gefilte fish made with local rock cod, roasted brisket with potato kugel and fun sweets like white chocolate matcha macarons. Janelle Bitker, San Francisco Chronicle, 23 Mar. 2021 Teyf focused on traditional foods like challah rolls, gefilte fish and kugel but tried to make the foods a little healthier, using less salt on account of the survivors’ ages. Shira Hanau, sun-sentinel.com, 6 Apr. 2021 All the necessary items for the ceremonial seder plate arrive as a kit ($17) alongside other options like matzo coated in chocolate and caramel ($9), gefilte fish ($18) and roasted chicken with salsa verde ($15). Janelle Bitker, San Francisco Chronicle, 23 Mar. 2021 For 2021 guests can choose the a la carte menu featuring dishes like brisket, chicken and gefilte fish, or a Passover package that serves four ($109) or eight ($189) guests. Holly Baumbach, chicagotribune.com, 25 Mar. 2021 Each person gets to choose a main course — brisket, apricot chicken or grilled vegetables — and will also receive eight other dishes, including mazto ball soup, gefilte fish, Moroccan carrots and chocolate mousse. Janelle Bitker, San Francisco Chronicle, 23 Mar. 2021 And Passover would not be the same without a tear-inducing heap of horseradish on your gefilte fish. Washington Post, 18 Mar. 2021 The Seder meal that follows is culinarily a bit like Thanksgiving in that there are certain dishes, like matzo ball soup and gefilte fish, that are nonnegotiable. New York Times, 12 Mar. 2021

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First Known Use of gefilte fish

1892, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for gefilte fish

Yiddish, literally, stuffed fish

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The first known use of gefilte fish was in 1892

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“Gefilte fish.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/gefilte%20fish. Accessed 9 Dec. 2021.

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