Definition of tartare in English:

tartare

Line breaks: tar|tare
Pronunciation: /tɑːˈtɑː
 
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adjective

[postpositive]
  • (Of fish) served raw, typically seasoned and shaped into small cakes: light dishes such as salmon tartare See also steak tartare.
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    • Serve the fish tartare with a little salad in the middle of the fish, together with a spoonful of the vodka cream.
    • Tuna tartare, served in hollowed-out lemons, is vitalized with an unexpected foursome of currants, pine nuts, fava beans, and sun-dried tomatoes.
    • I tried both the delicate, unsalty gravadlax and a tartare served with the roe and a very lemony asparagus salad.

Origin

French, literally 'Tartar'.

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