gravlax
or gravlaks noun Etymology: Swedish gravlax or Norwegian gravlaks, from grav pit, hole, grave + Swedish lax, Norwegian laks salmon Date: 1848 salmon usually cured with salt, pepper, dill, and aquavit

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  • Gravlax — or gravad lax (Swedish, Danish), gravlaks (Norwegian), graavilohi (Finnish), graflax (Icelandic) is a Scandinavian dish consisting of raw salmon cured in salt, sugar, and dill. Gravlax is usually served as an appetizer, sliced thinly and… …   Wikipedia

  • Gravlax — sobre pan crujiente, decorado con pimienta negra y limón. Gravlax (sueco), conocido como Graved laks (danés), Gravlaks (noruego), Graavilohi (finlandés), y Graflax (islandés) es un aperitivo escandinavo que consiste en finas rodajas …   Wikipedia Español

  • Gravlax — Le Gravlax (nom d origine suédoise), aussi connu sous le nom de Gravlaks (norvégien), Graved laks (danois), Graavilohi (finlandais) ou Graflax (islandais) est une spécialité culinaire d origine scandinave, à base de saumon cru en filet. Il est… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • gravlax — ● gravlax nom masculin (mot suédois) Saumon cru mariné avec de l aneth, du sel et du poivre. (Spécialité scandinave.) …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • gravlax — [gräv′läks΄] n. [Scand, prob. Swed < gravad, cured with spices + lax, salmon] sliced salmon rubbed with salt, sugar, pepper, and dill, marinated, and served with a mustard sauce …   English World dictionary

  • Gravlax — Graved Lachs auf Knäckebrot mit Pfeffer und Zitrone Graved Lachs (dänisch graved laks, schwedisch gravad lax, finnisch graavilohi) oder Gravlax heißt wörtlich übersetzt „Eingegrabener Lachs“. Diese natürliche Methode, den frisch gefangenen Lachs… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • gravlax — /grahv lahks/, n. Scandinavian Cookery. boned salmon, cured by marinating in sugar, salt, pepper, and other spices, esp. dill. [1960 65; < Sw gravlax, Norw gravlaks, equiv. to grav (cf. Sw grava, Norw grave to dig, bury) + lax, laks salmon; see… …   Universalium

  • gravlax — ˈgrävˌläks noun or gravlaks Etymology: Swedish gravlax or Norwegian gravlaks, from grav pit, hole, grave (from Old Norse gröf) + Swedish lax, Norwegian laks salmon, from Old Norse …   Useful english dictionary

  • gravlax — fillets of salmon cured with salt, pepper, sugar and spices such as fresh dill, pressed with weights in a chilled environment, and served sliced thin. Also called gravlox, gravlaks and gravadlax …   Dictionary of ichthyology

  • gravlax — noun Salmon d in salt, seasoned with dill and sugar and served usually thinly sliced as an appetizer …   Wiktionary

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