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

    Shubho Nobo Borsho!

  • 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.

    Bombay Cafe - Frankie Goes to Bollywood

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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.

    Steamed Rava Ladu?!!

  • 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

  • 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

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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