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- noun A mixture of
flaked fish, mashed potatoand seasoningmade into a pattyand shallow fried
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The fishcake is savory, and the soup is a little spicy.
On my first foray into the glorious fatty fug of the chippie, I ordered what was described as a fishcake, expecting the usual apologetic puck of potato.
The Guardian World News Felicity Cloake 2011
That catfish gives a whole new meaning to the word "fishcake"!
Fear Factor, CW Style Jen 2009
Though the name 'fishcake' at least in translation suggests bread of some sort.
May recipe: Fishcakes with asparagus Carla 2009
I agree with the contribution from'fishcake ', unfortunately more's the pity but this administration doesn't see it in the same light as the one that were deposed at the last election.
Reuters: Top News 2010
Three things come to mind when I hear or see the word 'fishcake'.
It is crowd-pleasing stuff, rendered with style and precision: Gloucester Old Spot sausage and mash; haddock fishcake with wilted baby chard and chive velouté; chicken liver parfait.
In with wild mushroom and celeriac chausson, and smoked haddock fishcake with pea guacamole.
Feast fit for a king 2011
Having established that beaten egg trumps melted butter in the firm fishcake stakes, I'm sceptical of the use of double cream and egg yolk in the Prawn Cocktail Years recipe – that, surely, takes the dish into dinner party territory, rather than the Sunday supper at which it properly belongs.
Also, if you feel a bit more daring, try the fishcake and soup.