a ragout of partially cooked game, as pheasant or woodcock, stewed in wine and butter.
- Also salmis.
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How to use salmi in a sentence
Simmer gently for a few minutes till the salmi is hot throughout, then serve directly.Dressed Game and Poultry la Mode | Harriet A. de Salis
If the salmi is made of partridges, use oranges instead of lemons for the juice and garnishing.Domestic French Cookery, 4th ed. | Sulpice Baru
The "salmi of ptarmigan" appeared as a great wash of gravy in which portions of the much cut-up bird swam in vain for their lives.The Magnetic North | Elizabeth Robins (C. E. Raimond)
The remains of partridges may be hashed or served in a plain salmi, precisely as directed for pheasants.The Gastronomic Regenerator: | Alexis Soyer
Really, that salmi yesterday,—couldn't have it better done at the "Rag" now.The Wolves and the Lamb | William Makepeace Thackeray
British Dictionary definitions for salmi
a ragout of game stewed in a rich brown sauce
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