Definition of 'savoury'
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They are really versatile and can be used in savoury and sweet recipes. The Sun (2015)Makes almost anything savoury taste better and will keep for a few days in the fridge. The Sun (2012)They can be bought either whole or ground and are used in both savoury and sweet dishes. The Sun (2013)Its blend of honey and orange works with savoury and sweet. The Sun (2014)Research suggests that for men savoury foods are more likely to trigger an almost uncontrollable urge to indulge. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Serve with toast or savoury biscuits. Cooking with Beans and PulsesHer weakness is for savoury tastes. Times, Sunday Times (2008)The Prince sent away the cheese savoury and almost did the same with the beef. King Edward VIII - The Official Biography (1990)Strangely they have yet to be priced above other pulses, which their savoury flavour deserves. Food Watch (1994)This is rich, savoury and structured with firm tannins. Times, Sunday Times (2010)There is a less savoury aspect to all this, too. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Its unique, savoury flavour simply has to be experienced. Times, Sunday Times (2008)I love the savoury smells of fresh herbs mingling with the earliest crop of stone fruits. Times, Sunday Times (2015)For their first challenge, the remaining contestants have to bake 12 savoury pastry parcels. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Named after a pricey cognac that symbolises luxury, it is nicely spicy and savoury, with a kick of heat. Times, Sunday Times (2011)
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Translations for 'savoury'
British English: savoury /ˈseɪvərɪ/ ADJECTIVE
Savoury food has a salty or spicy flavour rather than a sweet one.
- American English: savory
- Arabic: ذو مذاق مُشَةٍ
- Brazilian Portuguese: salgado
- Chinese: 咸味的
- Croatian: pikantan
- Czech: pikantní
- Danish: krydret
- Dutch: hartig
- European Spanish: sabroso
- Finnish: suolainen makean vastakohta
- French: salé
- German: pikant
- Greek: εύγευστος
- Italian: salato
- Japanese: 塩味の
- Korean: 짭짤한
- Norwegian: velsmakende
- Polish: smaczny
- European Portuguese: salgado
- Romanian: picant
- Russian: соленый или пряный
- Spanish: sabroso
- Swedish: smårätt
- Thai: ที่เป็นของคาว
- Turkish: tuzlu ve baharatlı
- Ukrainian: пікантний
- Vietnamese: đậm đà
Definition of savoury from the Collins English Dictionary
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