ingelegde vis, noun phrase

Forms:
Formerly also engelegte vis, engelegte visch.
Origin:
AfrikaansShow more Afrikaans, ingelegde pickled, preserved + vis (earlier visch) fish.
pickled fish. Formerly also a partial translation of ingelegde fish.
1890 A.G. Hewitt Cape Cookery 9Pickled fish. Engelegte-Visch. For this geelbek is best.
1891 H.J. Duckitt Hilda’s ‘Where Is It?’ 70Fish (Pickled, or ‘Engelegte’). (Cape way of preserving fish.)
1902 H.J. Duckitt Hilda’s Diary of Cape Hsekeeper 65Geelbek, commonly called Cape salmon..makes good fish-pie, ‘smoorfish,’ ‘engelegte,’ or pickled fish.
1909 Rand Daily Mail 16 Nov. 2 (advt)Perfectly Delicious Curried Fish, Ingelegte Visch (Pilot Brand). In 1-lb. and 7 lb. tins.
1945 N. Devitt People & Places 16Pickled fish, called at the Cape ‘ingelegde vis’ is essentially a South African dish. It is delicious and popular.
1958 L.G. Green S. Afr. Beachcomber 115Dr Louis Leipoldt always said that geelbek was the only fish suitable for a really superb dish of ingelegde vis (pickled fish curry).
1977 Fair Lady 8 June (Suppl.) 11Ingelegde Vis — Cape Malay Pickled Fish.
pickled fish. Formerly also a partial translation of ingelegde fish.

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