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- adj. Chiefly British Variant of savory1.
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- adj. Alternative spelling of savory.
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- adj. morally wholesome or acceptable
- n. an aromatic or spicy dish served at the end of dinner or as an hors d'oeuvre
- n. either of two aromatic herbs of the mint family
- adj. pleasing to the sense of taste
- adj. having an agreeably pungent taste
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It kinda looks like red raisins, but instead of being sweet, it's used in savoury dishes.
This American thing of mixing sweet foods with savoury is entirely bizarre.
I haven't really ever used apples in savoury dishes - will have to try it
I like using fruits and berries in savoury dishes.
She was still leaning on her elbow, looking around her with a rather discontented face, when some door being opened down stairs, a great noise of hissing and sputtering came to her ears, and presently after there stole to her nostrils a steaming odour of something very savoury from the kitchen.
This so-called "fifth taste", which is often described as savoury, is what gives so much of Asian food its distinctive flavour.
Being a Scot, biscuits (what I would call a savoury scone) are a bit of a novelty for me, so I am looking forward to making some.
I began exploring the idea of savoury frangipane as a base on which to lay a vegetable such as fennel.
"Handvo" is a cherished gujarati recipe which can be called a savoury steamed vegetable cornmeal cake, and is filled with several nutritious ingredients.
Rice can also be served as savoury by boiling it in any of the sauces that may be termed savoury in distinction to those that are sweet, given in the chapter entitled "Sauces."