Definition of pithivier in English:

pithivier

Line breaks: pi|thi¦vier
Pronunciation: /ˌpɪtɪˈvjeɪ
 
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noun

  • A tart with a rich almond filling.
    More example sentences
    • For dessert, try the intense lemon-curd pavlova, or the pithivier, a warm pastry filled with pistachio cream and served with tangy buttermilk ice cream drizzled with sweet-tart blackberries.

Origin

from French Pithiviers, the name of a small town in the department of the Loiret.

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