Noun(1) any of several aromatic herbs or subshrubs of the genus Satureja having spikes of flowers attractive to bees(2) dwarf aromatic shrub of Mediterranean regions(3) either of two aromatic herbs of the mint family(4) an aromatic or spicy dish served at the end of dinner or as an hors d'oeuvre
Adjective(1) morally wholesome or acceptable(2) having an agreeably pungent taste(3) pleasing to the sense of taste
(1) Many people, myself included, find bursts of sugar in savory food highly unpleasant.(2) But the task was becoming a less savory one, the world was annoying him at every turn.(3) Toss fresh or dried berries into savory dishes such as salsas, salads, pilafs and couscous.(4) Maple syrup is no longer relegated to its standard role of sweetening pancakes and waffles; this versatile ingredient adds flavor to both sweet and savory dishes alike.(5) I don't, frankly, think the Royal Family did look on them as particularly pleasant or savory people.(6) Thanks to a tart shallot vinaigrette, bitterish field greens and red onion, the overall effect is savory rather than sweet.(7) In medieval times it was a common practice to use a hollowed-out loaf as the container for a sweet or savory dish or as the primary thickening agent next to almonds.(8) To capture the essence, split the pods open lengthwise and scrape the seeds into sweet or savory dishes, then add the pods for good measure.(9) Leanne imagined thin, crispy crust smothered in sweet yet savory tomato sauce, warm cheese, pepperoni, and succulent mushrooms.(10) A savory bread pudding with tomato marmalade and smoked trout ran as a special on the appetizer menu briefly, and was popular enough to return for a lengthier menu visit a few weeks later.(11) For a complete meal, serve this savory dish with brown rice, quinoa or whole-wheat couscous, and steamed green beans.(12) Warnings about consuming too much sugar get pushed to the back of the mind during festival time, when everyone is cooking and distributing delicious sweetmeats and savouries .(13) If the food takes a little long to come, just have some savories and dips to ward off the hunger pangs in the guests, and relax and enjoy.(14) Now there's a wide-ranging choice of tasty burgers and crispy savouries , to say nothing of novelties like French fries, ice cream, milk shakes and sundaes.(15) Harvest culinary and medicinal herbs like lemon balm, mint, French tarragon, summer savory and basil before they go to seed.(16) I laid out the lasagna, savories , rice dish, baked potatoes, the cake, a selection of drinks and some fruit salad and managed to be on my way back to the kitchen when I heard the first people heading towards the dinner area.