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- n. Any of the 5 species of fish in the genus Sander of the family Percidae (perches and darters).
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A percoid fish of the genus Stizostedion (or Lucioperca), of elongate form, with a subconical head, and sharp canines mixed with the villiform teeth of the jaws and palate.
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- n. any of several pike-like fishes of the perch family
The version I ate in Helsinki was made with what they call pike-perch, but any sustainable white-fleshed fish that holds together well can be used.
Tomato-based and broth-like, it came with Finnish pike-perch, green olives, mushrooms, and something of a revelation to this cook sliced gherkins – the sassiest addition I have ever had to a fish soup.
Sautéed pike-perch was moist and tender, but the lamb shank was tough.
Then came a tank of young sturgeon; and, in a general assembly next door, were a few wall-eyed pike; this is really a pike-perch, differing in the markings, however, from the zander of Central Europe.
Allied to the perches is the pike-perch, of which two species are of some importance to the angler, one the wall-eye of eastern
Sitting in the back room (slightly preferable in my view), Reg and I shared six Maldon oysters (£1.50 each), salami Il Grifo from Emilia Romagna, spatchcocked quail with a wonderful nubbly romesco sauce, silky red mullet with chanterelles, boudin of zander (pike-perch river fish) with shellfish sauce, a slice of Saint Nectaire cheese from the Auvergne, and Floating
Moscow: Standing next to a hole in the ice, Igor showed off his morning's catch - a small pike-perch.
U. S.-made tomato basil soup and chicken fajitas to Russian pork goulash and jellied pike-perch quenelles.
Fish also featured in the main courses in the breadcrumb-covered form of a Lake Ladoga pike-perch rissole with mashed potatoes (360 rubles / $14).