One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
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’.
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