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  • n. Plural form of fishcake.

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Examples

  • I use it in particular for frying breadcrumbed items such as fishcakes or Russian-type chopped-meat “cutlets,” where the crumbs are inevitably going to absorb some fat and where you therefore want the fat to be delicious — but not as assertive as other delicious fats such as olive oil or duck fat.

    The Beauty of Clarified Butter - Bitten Blog - NYTimes.com

  • Simon and Lindsay coat their fishcakes in flour, rather than the more traditional egg and breadcrumbs, while Nigella uses matzo meal.

    How to cook perfect fishcakes

  • What's the secret of your fishcakes, and does anyone have any top tips for keeping them together in the pan?

    How to cook perfect fishcakes

  • The plain mash, dried out in a hot pan before use, is easier to handle, but the chunks in Simon and Lindsay's roughly crushed potatoes mean their fishcakes have by far the most interesting texture.

    How to cook perfect fishcakes

  • I find the buttery mash makes the finished fishcakes too soft – even after chilling, it's difficult to get them into the pan in one piece, something which also applies to Trish's use of melted butter rather than beaten egg as a binding.

    How to cook perfect fishcakes

  • Savoury, crisp and starchy, fishcakes are not a particularly sophisticated pleasure, wherever you eat them, so keep things simple with plain potato, a mix of fish, and a couple of zesty flavourings.

    How to cook perfect fishcakes

  • In theory, your choice of fish with such a dish is entirely dependent on your leftovers – fishcakes are, as we will see, very flexible things well, until you try to keep them together in the pan, that is.

    How to cook perfect fishcakes

  • Add the fishcakes, in batches if necessary, cook for 5 minutes on a medium-high heat until golden and well crusted, then turn them carefully over and repeat on the other side.

    How to cook perfect fishcakes

  • As every canny cook knows, perfectly good fishcakes can be made from leftover mash, but Hugh and Nick make some specifically for the purpose, adding 50g butter to the pan.

    How to cook perfect fishcakes

  • I was sold – on posh restaurants, cream carpets and, most of all, fishcakes containing actual seafood.

    How to cook perfect fishcakes

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