zakuski

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zakuski

(zæˈkʊskɪ) or

zakouski

pl n, sing -ka (-kə)
(Cookery) Russian cookery hors d'oeuvres, consisting of tiny open sandwiches spread with caviar, smoked sausage, etc, or a cold dish such as radishes in sour cream, all usually served with vodka
[Russian, from zakusit' to have a snack]
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It was just the moment before a big dinner when the assembled guests, expecting the summons to zakuska,* avoid engaging in any long conversation but think it necessary to move about and talk, in order to show that they are not at all impatient for their food.
* He gulped down another shot then chased it with a gherkin for zakuska and continued.
monkfish." His reaction to the pickles we tasted for the zakuska
However, an outsider worth an interest is Murghem, very much on the upgrade judged on his second to Zakuska in a Doncaster maiden that is working out really well.
Mark Johnston's progressive filly started her busy spell by upsetting hot-pot Zakuska in a handicap confined to three-year-olds at Doncaster last Thursday.
That winner kept Henry Cecil's hot favourite Zakuska at bay when the pair pulled clear at Doncaster on Thursday.
Naskhi's defeat of Zakuska at Doncaster last week was an excellent effort.
Today at Doncaster Nashki (3.40) can supplement a battling Newcastle victory over French Connection at the main expense of Henry Cecil's Zakuska.
Her latest fifth to Zakuska came in a Doncaster maiden that is working out really well and further improvement is on the cards.
Zakuska boasts solid maiden form, has won over course and distance and is open to improvement.
ZAKUSKA can notch her second win from three starts in the 49's Handicap (3.40) at Doncaster this afternoon, writes Tom Goff.
The Sir Michael Stoute-trained three-year-old was noted moving well on the Limekilns on Saturday and appears to have progressed since his Doncaster third to Zakuska.