potato pancake


Definition of potato pancake

: a fried flat cake of grated potato mixed with raw egg and usually grated onion and spices

Examples of potato pancake in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The sandwich has smoked turkey and gravy, cornbread stuffing, fried potato pancake and cranberry aioli on ciabatta. Audrey Eads, Dallas News, 14 Dec. 2020 At the New Glarus Hotel Restaurant, chef Mike Nevil offers a traditional menu of sauerbraten, rosti (potato pancake), raclette, and schnitzels. Raphael Kadushin, National Geographic, 7 Aug. 2020 Just down the block at Schubert’s Diner and Bakery, the long bar is closed during the pandemic but the café is still serving its signature Norwegian meatballs and lefse, a thin potato pancake. Raphael Kadushin, National Geographic, 7 Aug. 2020 Pair your libation of choice with one of the boxty entrées that feature a potato pancake with companions like chicken in a white wine cream sauce, corned beef and cabbage or steak bathed in Guinness gravy. Georgann Yara, azcentral, 28 Feb. 2020 Menu features gourmet pierogis, cabbage and noodles and potato pancakes. cleveland, 6 Mar. 2020 Meals are served with coleslaw, rye bread, dessert and a choice of fries, sweet potato fries, potato pancakes or baked potato. Carol Deptolla, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, 24 Feb. 2020 Perk Eatery Made fresh daily using a secret family recipe, the Perk potato pancakes arrive at your table delicately thin with crispy edges. Georgann Yara, azcentral, 18 Feb. 2020 That’s why Hanukkah lasts for eight nights, and that’s why the foods most associated with the holiday are those cooked in oil such as doughnuts and — most notably — potato pancakes or latkes. Katie Workman, NBC News, 21 Dec. 2019

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First Known Use of potato pancake

1865, in the meaning defined above

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“Potato pancake.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/potato%20pancake. Accessed 14 Jun. 2021.

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English Language Learners Definition of potato pancake

chiefly US : a fried, flat cake consisting of potato mixed with egg and usually onion and spices


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