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Synonyms for sprat

small fatty European fish

small herring processed like a sardine

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700g potatoes such as King Edward or similar 25g butter 200g onion, finely sliced 1 x 125g tin of Grebbestads Ansjovis (pickled sprats in brine) or small pickled herrings - if you can't find them in the chilled fish section of the supermarket, try Scandikitchen.
Samples were taken at random from landings of the purse-seine fishery, which often includes common sardine Strangomera bentincki (Norman, 1936), anchovy Engraulis ringens (Jenyns, 1842) and Patagonian sprat.
Now, the sprats are available online, and also sometimes at a certain yellow-and-blue home furnishing store.
The fact is that the values of fasting strike to the heart of a person, sharpen the soul to the presence of God, and energize the sprat in a way engorgement never can.
The main fisheries in the Baltic that are subject to total annual catches are herring, sprat, cod, salmon and plaice.
Also, the amount of authorised fishing gear would be reduced and a sampling system for unsorted industrial herring and sprat catches would be introduced, to improve monitoring.
Kinnithrung Sprat, ne Andy Bichlbaum, joined by a fictitious representative from McDonald's, postulated a "reBurger"--a hamburger patty formed from filtered human waste generated from previously eaten burgers--that could be sold at reduced cost to the Third World.
They have ice making facilities with cold storage and chill rooms for mainly pelagic species--herring, mackerel, sprat, sardines and horse mackerel.
Maryland scientists are instead trying to rebuild native oyster stocks by building new beds out of shucked oyster shells and seeding them with native sprat, or baby oysters.
Hume and Sprat subscribe to a method that is empirical and pragmatically sceptical.
In this instance, David and his roommate, Gwen, could be the '90s version of Jack Sprat and his wife.
In a slender two-part study of the early modern preface, Kevin Dunn traces the often contentious reception of classical rhetorical theory in the works of Protestant writers (Luther, Milton) and in select exponents of the new science (Bacon, Descartes, Sprat, among others).
Johnson and Sprat both advocate simplicity in language and lay an emphasis on the necessity of ornament being used in the service of truth, but this is the merest nuance in a whole complexity of views on each side, and there is no evidence to suggest, despite Horgan's insistence, that Johnson was influenced by Sprat's views.
A prose stylist, wit, and founding member and historian of the Royal Society, Sprat is chiefly remembered for his influence on language reform and for his biography of the poet Abraham Cowley.
Jack Sprat may have eaten no fat, while his wife would eat no lean, but a new study suggests that most husbands' fat intake mirrors that of their wives.