1Containing or tasting like butter: layers of flaky buttery pastry
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- Creamy Brie, buttery croissants, indulgent pastries are just part of the French paradox.
- Because cream, butter, cheese, fatty meat and buttery pastries stimulate the liver to manufacture LDL, keep your intake of saturated animal fats low.
- His version is a light assembly of intensely sweet, sun-blush tomatoes, chalky goat's cheese and fabulous olives, just suspended in short, buttery pastry of admirable crumbliness.
1.1Covered with butter: buttery fingers
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- He offers his buttery fingers for her to lick off, which she does.
- After all, a chicken kiev is some dubious old meat, steamed off the bone, which threatens to shoot a hot jet of greasy, buttery juice into your eye if you don't approach it with care…
- Strong, fresh arugula sat in the middle covered generously with thin, buttery foie gras slices.
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- The pastry was light and pliable, the nuts were freshly roasted and crushed, hence gloriously free from the rancity that comes with age and they had a lovely homemade butteriness and just enough syrup to moisten.
- As well as a great frog motif on top of the cork, this wine impressed with its delicate, sweaty, fresh nose giving way to green apples, freesias and a creamy butteriness with good acidity.
- The bland butteriness of the potato is a perfect vehicle for the truffle aroma and texture.
Words that rhyme with butteryfluttery
noun (plural butteries)
1A pantry, or a room for storing wine and liquor.
- Sibyl and the other ladies had begun to explore… she stepped beyond the main hall and buttery to the solar.
- The buttery and pantry were constructed strategically adjacent to the great hall in a way that the meal could be served still warm!
- The buttery, named because it held butts (barrels) of wine and ale, was refurnished using donations from T. and R. Theakston.
1.1British A room, especially in a college, where food is kept and sold to students.
- The college buttery staff have told students that each silver tankard is worth £15,000.
- Before the girls leave Northsound, they sample a local delicacy - the buttery.
- Our friend Pierre writes in that for those of our readers in Oxford, you can pop over to the St Antony's College buttery, which will be open for the duration.
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