a sweet baked food made of dough, especially the shortened paste used for pie crust and the like.
any item of food of which such dough forms an essential part, as a pie, tart, or napoleon.
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How to use pastry in a sentence
Genevieve carried the box into work, where colleagues thought she was bringing in a box of pastries to share.Some tasty, food-inspired names were on the menu for these pets | John Kelly | November 29, 2020 | Washington Post
Brush the top of the salmon with a little of the marinade using a pastry brush.Ease into Winter with Backcountry-Approved Comfort Food | Christina Bernstein | November 12, 2020 | Outside Online
While tempering—the proper culinary term for the heating and cooling process—the ingredient you want to mold is the cocoa butter itself, says Julia Choi-Rodriguez, a pastry cook and founder of Vesta Chocolate in Montclair, New Jersey.Go full-on mad scientist by making your own Halloween candy | John Kennedy, Sandra Gutierrez G., Purbita Saha | October 30, 2020 | Popular-Science
The Ina Mae window may begin offering coffee and pastries instead of frozen drinks.A Looming Menace for Restaurants: Winter Is Coming | Brenna Houck | October 15, 2020 | Eater
Wednesday alone the Tesla and SpaceX CEO tweeted about pastries in Germany, the history of auto-industry bankruptcies, battery pack construction, and more.
I will turn my nose up when you offer me the rest of some delicious pastry that you nibbled on.
It has French ingredients like leeks and tarragon, and I use puff pastry to make the crust easy!
Brush the pastry with egg wash and sprinkle with fleur de sel and pepper.
On a lightly floured board, roll each pastry to an 11-inch square.
Place a pastry circle over each bowl, adhering it with the egg wash.
The pastry and puddings come next in order, and these, too, are better served from a side table.
Between the pastry and the dessert, have salad and cheese placed before each guest.
Never take more than two vegetables; do not take a second plate of soup, pastry, or pudding.
If they are the right sort, they melt—according to their means; usually it's pastry.
The words whispered in the pastry-cook's ear cooled his hot fit of courage down to zero.An Episode Under the Terror | Honore de Balzac
British Dictionary definitions for pastry
a dough of flour, water, shortening, and sometimes other ingredients
baked foods, such as tarts, made with this dough
an individual cake or pastry pie
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