A thick, creamy custard used as a filling for cakes and pastries: I always make crème patissière for my eclairs
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- The air in the kitchen is sweet with the scent of crème patissière and sharp with the tang of hot olives and tomatoes.
- She has plenty of dessert ideas that don't require yeast or crème patissière.
- Cover with a layer of crème patissière and sprinkle over a little cocoa powder.
French, literally 'pastry cook's cream'.
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