What’s a fingerling?

Last Update: May 19, 2020

News flash

Google doesn't know everything! A woman tweeted a picture of a piece of lamb she'd cooked saying that she'd eaten it with roasted fingerlings which were not pictured.

I knew the name sounded familiar but my only experience of them was the above cute toy. I asked her what they were and she tweeted back that I could find out on Google so I asked Google 'what's a fingerling' and I got the above pic!

I tweeted her the pic jokily asking if she'd eaten the cute toys, hoping she'd laugh and then tell me what she'd actually eaten. She liked the tweet but nothing so I asked Alexa 'What's a fingerling?'

Alexa told me that a fingerling is either a type of small fish or something small. I figured she didn't eat wee fish with lamb because that would be gross - although the lamb was cooked with something called bacon dripping gravy so maybe!

I was no closer to finding out and it bugged me a bit not to know, so I thought I'd ask the lovely WA community, I started this post and typed fingerling into the picture finder expecting a picture of the cute toy or wee fish but instead the single pic that came up was this:-



Well, that answered my question! I thought it was funny how I finally came by the answer so I decide to post anyway and now I can get on with my day knowing that no cute toys were harmed in the making of one woman's Sunday lunch!

Hope you're all having a fab day😁

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CordeliaN Premium
At first I thought it was the ramblings of a hormonal teenage boy (something rude) now I know... thank goodness for that... ha ha

The things WA know never ceases to amaze.. 😉
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VioletLight Premium
Why Cordelia😳methinks you need to clean your glasses! I’ve been called a few things in my time but a hormonal teenage boy is a new one😂

Nice to hear from you, hope you’re well

Caroline😁
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Mark1957 Premium
Cordelia, I hear what you say, my android phone was in the same mood too. I struggled to get past the autocorrect because it kept on wanting to delete the "l"....I had to read the finished sentence twice before I pressed save!😂😂
Mark
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VioletLight Premium
As I am easily amused (not unlike a hormonal teenage boy) I asked Alexa ‘What is fingering?’ Her reply 😂😂😂 “Fingering is defined as the act of a person who fingers!” - I had to share 😂😂😂
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CordeliaN Premium
Ha ha 😂
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Mark1957 Premium
I'll settle for that Caroline!!
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Stanleycmng Premium
I guess there is the food version of the meaning, potatoes and also the new finger monkey toy... ha! Ha!

Looks like the current trend is the toy.
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VioletLight Premium
Hiya Stanley,

The thought of someone roasting those cute toys made me keep looking😆

Caroline
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EHR Premium
Baby fish or potatoes. That is all I am sure of. Gene
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VioletLight Premium
Thanks for replying, Gene😁
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FKelso Premium
Oh, right -- I read your post and immediately thought of fish, as that's what we call baby ones. I forgot about the French fingerlings, which are one of my favorite potatoes to grow. Lol...
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VioletLight Premium
I’m a terrible gardener but some potatoes grew in spite of me last year and made me feel like a farmer, lol. Don’t think they were fingerlings tho’😁
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CStauber Premium
Yes, I have seen recipes for fingerling potato’s. Fingerling—small potatoes.

Take care
Charlotte
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VioletLight Premium
Hiya Charlotte,

I was thinking about you earlier when I was looking for Christian songs on YouTube😁hope you’re well.

Stay safe
Caroline😁
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