anchovy

[ UK /ˈænt‍ʃɒvi/ ]
[ US /ˈænˌtʃoʊvi, ænˈtʃoʊvi/ ]
NOUN
  1. tiny fishes usually canned or salted; used for hors d'oeuvres or as seasoning in sauces
  2. small herring-like plankton-eating fishes often canned whole or as paste; abundant in tropical waters worldwide
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How To Use anchovy In A Sentence

  • Other species include banded killfish, mummichog, tidewater silverside, bay anchovy, tesselated darter and spottail shiner. Chesapeake Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve, Maryland
  • Stir in the anchovy paste and 1 tablespoon black pepper and cook for 1 minute longer.
  • Just don't ask him to do a chicken and goat's cheese mousse or parmesan custard with anchovy toast. Times, Sunday Times
  • Cover the potatoes with another handful of grated Cheddar, criss-cross the top with thin strips of anchovy, and put it in the oven for half an hour.
  • They go well with the strong Mediterranean flavours of anchovy, garlic, capers, extra virgin olive oil, rosemary and oregano, and Greek cheeses such as feta and halloumi.
  • Catches of a type of anchovy called anchoveta were above 10 million tons in the late 1960s to 1971 off northern and central Peru.
  • Scatter the anchovy fillets, olives and capers over the top. Times, Sunday Times
  • Beat two eggs (or, better, one egg and the yolks of two) slightly, season with one-fourth a teaspoonful of salt, a dash of paprica and a few drops of anchovy essence or onion juice; add half a cup of milk, and, when well mixed, pour into the moulds around the fish. Salads, Sandwiches and Chafing-Dish Dainties With Fifty Illustrations of Original Dishes
  • They go well with the strong Mediterranean flavours of anchovy, garlic, capers, extra virgin olive oil, rosemary and oregano, and Greek cheeses such as feta and halloumi.
  • The main species harvested are hake, horse mackerel and pilchard, whilst other species such as monk, anchovy, tuna and sole also contribute to this sector.
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