fishfinger


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fishfinger

(ˈfɪʃˈfɪŋɡə) or

fish stick

n
(Cookery) an oblong piece of filleted or minced fish coated in breadcrumbs
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We loved this on burgers and with chicken, but not with fish and chips or in a fishfinger sandwich.
In response to the mountain of perfect beef Wellingtons, elaborate cakes, sticky spare ribs during a business luncheon and terrific trifles, I post a single uncooked fishfinger. "This is Sunday dinner for me and my family of eight," I typed last week.
Mum asks child to stop tearing up the little paper packets of sugar and put the shoes back on that they kicked off somewhere between only eating six peas and half a fishfinger of their over-priced 'kiddie meal'.
LAST autumn we were introduced to Nanny Chris and her fishfinger sandwiches on the X Factor.
He adds that it's been especially hard for Christine given that she's backed Lloyd in his singing career ever since he was little, even handing out business cards to all and sundry in order to get him more gigs And fans will remember how, back in September, the plucky Valleys' grandmother charmed the nation - not least Simon Cowell - by turning up to Lloyd's first audition with a packed lunch of fishfinger sandwiches for the judges.
It comes in all shapes and sizes depending on the maker, but is most easily experienced in its original form - as a starter layered in onion gravy - in the New Malton pub, which also serves fishfinger sandwiches.
But to celebrate the fishfinger's 60th birthday, we asked one of Scotland's Michelin-starred chefs to remake the traditional sandwich.
Bad enough that mattar-paneer combines cheese and peas; Anita is astonished to confront chicken with tomatoes and asks suspiciously "What's garlic?" When she sees Meena's parents eating with their fingers, scooping up curry onto their chapattis, she "stopped in mid-chew looking from her knife and fork to mama and papa's fingers with faint disgust, apparently unaware that all of us had a great view of a lump of half masticated fishfinger sitting on her tongue." Foreign to each other but needy in their different ways, the girls manage a kind of inequitable friendship that serves their needs for a few years.
Mains include chicken pesto pasta, pie of the day and fishfinger ciabatta with skinny fries.
In response to the mountain of perfect beef Wellingtons, elaborate cakes, sticky spare ribs and terrific trifles, I post a single uncooked fishfinger.