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  • Everyone also gets free refreshments in the form of sweets and other savouries from the businessmen.

    Archive 2006-04-01

  • They were called chat, Indian street snacks, and "savouries," which are familiar things like pakora, samosa, naan filled with lamb or chicken, and uttapam.

    Archive 2006-05-01

  • The officious shopmen began explaining with oily politeness that the first box contained only half a dozen bottles of champagne, and only “the most indispensable articles,” such as savouries, sweets, toffee, etc.

    The Brothers Karamazov

  • I make lists of pies, big roasts done slowly in the dying heat of the baker's oven, soups and savouries.

    Saving Fitzbillies: Tim Hayward's life-changing year

  • There are the "normal" truffles (for example, the gold-medal-winning Sea Salted Caramels have a hard, glossy dark shell that shatters in your mouth, revealing a slow, decadent slurp of salty caramel, or the Kalamansi truffles, with a centre of tangy tropical citrus), and the exotics -- truffles stuffed with Marmite, stilton, and other savouries that turn out to be extremely witty and improbable taste-combinations that are inevitably delicious in a way you never expected.

    Boing Boing

  • On the Friday before Diwali I went to the store at work and bought sweets and savouries all from Haldiram determined not to spend my time on the weekend making treats as I always do in Diwali season.

    Archive 2008-11-01

  • After the savouries came the sweetmeats; marchpane and gingerbread and little coffers of pastry filled with sugared currants and topped with yellow cream.

    Dearly Beloved

  • Richa said ... ooh trupti u don't like cricket, that's a bummer! we have spent many a night huddled infront of the tv along with friends watching the games. tea is made atleast once every hour, savouries are gobbled real fast and it's so much fun. made so much noise, woke up the neighbors. good recipe, thanks.

    Weekend Lunch Series: Makai Chevdo.....and Laments of a Cricket Fan's Wife....

  • Usually served as lunch, it features par boiled pink rice, side dishes, savouries, pickles and desserts spread out on a plantain leaf.

    'Sadya' the Traditional Vegetarian Feast of Kerala

  • Pithas are sweet savouries from Orissa, steamed, baked, fried and what not!

    RCI list for 2009

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  • The noun 'savouries' is the plural of the noun 'savoury' which is the preferred version in the UK of 'savory, savories' in North America.

    June 18, 2012