- a ragout of partially cooked game, as pheasant or woodcock, stewed in wine and butter.
Origin of salmi
Examples from the Web for salmis
Historical Examples of salmis
Very often a duck is baked, especially to make a salmis with it.
This morning I had a salmis of rats—it was excellent—something between frog and rabbit.Diary of the Besieged Resident in Paris
Who, indeed, in these degenerate days would hesitate between an ode and an omelette, a sonnet and a salmis?A Critic in Pall Mall
We drove a couple of miles past reedy lagoons to Salmis, the port, and there got on board a coaster, which was waiting.Through Arctic Lapland
Salmis of partridge; sauce aux champignons, said George, licking his lips, and looking wistfully after the birds.The Heart of the White Mountains, Their Legend and Scenery
Samuel Adams Drake
- a ragout of game stewed in a rich brown sauce