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- n. An edible marine fish Zeus faber or Zeus ocellata, having long dorsal spines.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A fish: same as dory, 1.
- n. A name given in New South Wales and Tasmania to Zeus australis, of the family Zeïdæ. It is nearly the same as Zeus faber, the John-dory of Europe. Also called bastard dorey, boar-fish, and dollar-fish.
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- n. European dory
Once known as Saint-Pierre after a Christian legend involving St. Peter, the John Dory is a menacing looking deep sea fish from the but blessed with a delicate yet firm flesh inside that is best served as simply as possible.
"John Dory," he said, "I have come to have a few words with you."
Her Lausanne-based spice supplier introduced her to the ingredient, and she has created a sauce from it that she ladles over a steamed John Dory filet.
At the Spotted Pig, warm chopped liver toast is a favorite; at the John Dory, it's anchovy and parsley; and at the Breslin, a seasonal combo of slow-cooked squash with burrata was a recent highlight.
Chef Kerry couldn't think of a counterpart and described it as a cross between John Dory and monkfish.
I return that evening for a superb dinner that includes carpaccio of fresh coquilles St Jacques with ginger, coriander and herring caviar, with frozen Courvoisier XO; followed by John Dory in a bouillon of champignons noirs and Shitake, accompanied by Vesper Delamain.
In a city that turns casual entertainments into competitive sport Have you been to John Dory?
Best of the mains were fillets of John Dory on a stew of caramelised chicory and spiced polenta, carefully flavoured with orange.
Of the 330 species found around the UK, cold-water species such as cod are in retreat, while warm-water fish including red-mullet, seabass and John Dory are spreading rapidly.
Gagnaire's "John Dory Grilled with Leaves of Lemon Verbena, Cucumber in Melted Half-Salted Butter" is a fine example of his cuisine -- and a great dish to enjoy with white wine.