Definition of anchoïade in US English:


(also anchoiade)


  • A puree of anchovies, crushed garlic, and olive oil that is served with vegetables as a dip or spread on bread.

    • ‘We've also included her recipe for anchoïade, a pungent, garlicky dipping sauce for bread or raw vegetables.’
    • ‘I made this anchoïade as an appetizer for our dinner with Derrick and Melissa on Saturday.’
    • ‘My husband hates jarred anchovies, but he scraped up every last bite of the anchoïade that I made last night with his garlic roasted bread.’
    • ‘Finish with little bits of anchoïade, that you put with a little spoon directly on the cake.’
    • ‘When I was in Lourmarin for Easter, my aunt served a delicious anchoïade for lunch the first day, and it had the consistency of a thin mayonnaise.’


Provençal, from French anchois ‘anchovy’.