But cheese, which in many 218 ways has achieved such marvels, may be wrought into savouries beyond compare.
The chief objects of our cooking experiments were cakes and savouries.
But a 'tea' in the north country depends for distinction, not on its solids or its savouries, but on its sweets.
If a guest eats his fill of savouries, his stomach will be fatigued.
So long as there is cheese to command, the most fastidious need not wander far in search of savouries.
The sweets were cold, and she got in the savouries, and sometimes an ice pudding.
The cultivation of the taste for savouries seems to blunt the taste for fruits and the delicate foods.
But she is limited, very limited, and entrées and savouries are the two things in which I cannot entirely trust her.
savouries, when possible, should be eaten with a fork, but occasionally a knife also is of imperative use.
This saves much time and labour and answers better for flavouring soups, gravies, or savouries of any kind.
"pleasing in taste or smell," c.1200, from Old French savore "tasty, flavorsome" (Modern French savouré), past participle of savourer "to taste" (see savor (n.)).
aromatic mint, late 14c., perhaps an alteration of Old English sæþerie, which is ultimately from Latin satureia "savory (n.)," a foreign word in Latin. But early history of the word suggests transmission via Old French savereie. In either case, the form of the word probably was altered by influence of the Middle English or Old French form of savory (adj.).