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puff pastry

a light, flaky, rich pastry made by rolling dough with butter and folding it to form layers: used for tarts, napoleons, etc. Unabridged
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Examples from the web for puff pastry
  • The best are encased in flaky puff pastry and baked on the walls of an earthen kiln instead of an oven.
  • If you arrange a charmingly shaped, prebaked lid made out of pie or puff pastry on top, you have a deconstructed tart in a bowl.
  • If you find yourself strapped for time or energy use bought, frozen puff pastry instead of the pastry dough.
  • Feel free to use packaged puff pastry, and do not expect to have to bake your own bread to re-create her food.
  • Her excellent mock puff pastry for an olive tart could be put to wider use.
  • Another time, it was lightly cooked salmon enclosed in puff pastry.
  • The layers of puff pastry are delicate, yet chewy, each one clearly articulated.
  • Six different varieties are available in flaky puff pastry fillings.
  • No other preparation, not even puff pastry or flaming brochettes, draws such a response.
  • But layered with sturdy puff pastry and capped with a distinctive fondant hat.
British Dictionary definitions for puff pastry

puff pastry

a dough rolled in thin layers incorporating fat to make a rich flaky pastry for pies, rich pastries, etc
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