shortcrust pastry

shortcrust pastry

/ʃɔːɹtkɹʌst peɪstɹi/
noun
*** a type of pastry often used for the base of a tart, quiche, pie, or flan

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filo pastry

filo pastry

/faɪloʊ peɪstɹi/
noun
*** a very thin unleavened dough used for making pastries such as baklava and börek in Middle Eastern and Balkan cuisines

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choux pastry

choux pastry

/tʃuː peɪstɹi/
noun
*** a delicate pastry dough used in many pastries

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flaky pastry

flaky pastry

/fleɪki peɪstɹi/
noun
*** a light and thin unleavened pastry that is similar to, but distinct from, puff pastry

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puff pastry

puff pastry

/pʌf peɪstɹi/
noun
*** a flaky light pastry made from a laminated dough composed of dough and butter or other solid fat

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lattice pastry

lattice pastry

/læɾɪs peɪstɹi/
noun
*** a pastry used in a criss-crossing pattern of strips in the preparation of various foods

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french pastry

french pastry

/fɹˈɛntʃ pˈeɪstɹi/
noun
sweet filled pastry made of especially puff paste

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cornish pasty

cornish pasty

/kˈɔːɹnɪʃ pˈæsti/
noun
meat pie with filling of meat and vegetables

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Danish pastry

Danish pastry

/dˈeɪnɪʃ pˈeɪstɹi/
noun
a flat pastry made with a yeasted dough containing apples, nuts, etc., sometimes topped with icing

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baklava

baklava

/bæklˈɑːvə/
noun
a Middle Eastern dessert, made with layers of thin pastry, nuts and syrup or honey

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blintz

blintz

/blˈɪnts/
noun
a thin pancake rolled around cheese or fruit and then fried or baked, originally made by Ashkenazi Jews

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brandy snap

brandy snap

/bɹˈændi snˈæp/
noun
a thin crispy biscuit that is shaped like a tube and flavored with ginger, filled with cream

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florentine

florentine

/ˈfɫɔɹənˌtin/
noun
a sweet pastry consisting of nuts and candied cherries

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strudel

strudel

/stɹˈuːdəl/
noun
thin sheet of filled dough rolled and baked

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bear claw

bear claw

/bˈɛɹ klˈɔː/
noun
almond-flavored yeast-raised pastry shaped in an irregular semicircle resembling a bear's claw

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éclair

éclair

/ɪklˈɛɹ/
noun
an oval cake made with a light pastry, filled with cream or custard and topped with chocolate icing

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empanada

empanada

/ɛmpɐnɑːdə/
noun
*** a type of baked or fried turnover consisting of pastry and filling, common in Spanish, other Southern European, Latin American, and Iberian-influenced cultures around the world

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streusel

streusel

/strjˈuːsəl/
noun
pastry with a topping of streusel

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to fig roll

to fig roll

/fɪɡ ɹoʊl/
verb
*** a cookie or biscuit consisting of a rolled cake or pastry filled with fig paste

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knafeh

knafeh

/kanafe/
noun
*** a traditional Middle Eastern dessert made with spun pastry called kataifi soaked in a sweet, sugar-based syrup called attar, and typically layered with cheese, or with other ingredients

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kolach

kolach

/kɑːlætʃ/
noun
*** a type of sweet pastry that holds a portion of fruit surrounded by puffy dough

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palmier

palmier

/pɑːmɪɚ/
noun
*** a French pastry in a palm leaf shape or a butterfly shape

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bougatsa

bougatsa

/baʊɡætsə/
noun
*** a Greek breakfast pastry (sweet or savory) consisting of either semolina custard, cheese, or minced meat filling between layers of phyllo

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banitsa

banitsa

/bænɪtsə/
noun
*** a traditional pastry dish prepared by layering a mixture of whisked eggs, natural yogurt and pieces of white brined cheese between filo pastry

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turnover

turnover

/ˈtɝˌnoʊvɝ/
noun
a dish made by folding a piece of pastry over a filling

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poppy seed roll

poppy seed roll

/pɑːpi siːd ɹoʊl/
noun
*** a pastry consisting of a roll of sweet yeast bread with a dense, rich, bittersweet filling of poppy seed

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vol-au-vent

vol-au-vent

/vˈɑːlˌoʊvˈɛnt/
noun
puff paste shell filled with a savory meat mixture usually with a sauce

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cannoli

cannoli

/kænɑːli/
noun
*** Italian pastries consisting of tube-shaped shells of fried pastry dough, filled with a sweet, creamy filling containing ricotta

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zefir

zefir

/zɛfɪɹ/
noun
*** a type of soft confectionery made by whipping fruit and berry purée (mostly apple puree) with sugar and egg whites with subsequent addition of a gelling agent like pectin, carrageenan, agar, or gelatine

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pryanik

pryanik

/pɹaɪɐnɪk/
noun
*** a range of traditional sweet baked goods in Russia, Ukraine, Belarus and some neighboring countries such as Poland

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