2016年8月15日 星期一

balsam, mash, charcuteries, anchovy

Sir Walter Scott, 1st Baronet was born in College Wynd, Edinburgh
Scotland on this day in 1771.
“Wounds sustained for the sake of conscience carry their own balsam with the blow.”
―from ROB ROY



Kangaroo meat is a sought-after meal in Australian restaurants and charcuteries. Recipes like kangaroo escalopes with spinach and anchovy butter, kangaroo tail soup, or kangaroo strip loin pan roasted on balsamic mash are not unusual on the menus of fine restaurants.





charcuterie

(shär-kū'tə-rē', -kū'tə-rē)
n.
  1. Sausages, ham, pâtés, and other cooked or processed meat foods.
  2. A delicatessen specializing in such foods.
[French, from chaircuicterie : chair, meat (from Latin carō, flesh; see carnage) + cuict, cuit, cooked (from Latin coctus, past participle of coquere; see cook).]

anchovy

(ănvē) pronunciationn., pl. anchovy or -vies.
A small, herringlike marine fish of the family Engraulidae, especially the European fish (Engraulis encrasicholus), widely used in appetizers and various dishes.
[Spanish anchova, possibly from Vulgar Latin *apiuva, ultimately from Greek aphuē.]

balsam

(bôl'səm)
━━ n. 【魚】アンチョビー ((カタクチイワシ科)).

balsam

Pronunciation: /ˈbɔːlsəm/ 
 Pronunciation: /ˈbɒlsəm/ 


NOUN

1[MASS NOUN] An aromatic resinous substance, such as balmexuded by various trees andshrubs and used as a base for certain fragrances and medical preparations:mixture of olive oil and balsam[COUNT NOUN]: a hair conditioner with protein and balsams
1.1[COUNT NOUN] A tree or shrub which yields balsam.

2herbaceous plant cultivated for its helmeted pink or purple flowers.
  • Genus Impatiens, family Balsaminaceae: several species.

Origin

Old English, via Latin from Greek balsamon.

balsamic

(bôl-săm'ĭkpronunciation
adj.
  1. Of, relating to, or resembling balsam.
  2. Containing or yielding balsam.
  3. Restorative; curative.


anchovy paste ねりアンチョビー.

n.
    1. Any of several aromatic resins, such as balsam of Peru and balsam of Tolu, that contain considerable amounts of benzoic acid, cinnamic acid, or both, or their esters.
    2. Any of several other fragrant plant resins, such as Canada balsam.
    3. A similar substance, especially a fragrant ointment used as medication; a balm.
  1. Any of various trees, especially the balsam fir, yielding an aromatic resinous substance.
  2. See jewelweed.
[Latin balsamum, from Greek balsamon, of Semitic origin.]
n. - 香油, 香膏, 產香油的樹, 鳳仙花
idioms:
  • balsamic vinegar 香醋


mash
n.
  1. A fermentable starchy mixture from which alcohol or spirits can be distilled.
  2. A mixture of ground grain and nutrients fed to livestock and fowl.
  3. A soft pulpy mixture or mass.
  4. Chiefly British. Mashed potatoes.
  5. A crushing or grinding.
  6. Slang. An infatuation or act of flirtation.
tr.v., mashed, mash·ing, mash·es.
  1. To convert (malt or grain) into mash.
  2. To convert into a soft pulpy mixture: mash potatoes.
  3. To crush or grind. See synonyms at crush.
  4. Chiefly Southern & South Midland U.S. To apply pressure to; press.
  5. Slang. To flirt with or make sexual advances to.
[Middle English mash- (as in mashfat, mash tub), from Old English *māsc, *mǣsc, māx- (in māxwyrt, wort). V., sense 5, perhaps from Romany mash, to entice.]

n. - 麥芽漿, 馬鈴薯泥, 糊狀物, 混合飼料
v. tr. - 調情, 搗碎

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