Definition of puff pastry in English:

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puff pastry

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noun

[mass noun]
Light flaky pastry, used for pie crusts, canapés, and sweet pastries.
Example sentences
  • The only real overlap is in some of the base recipes like pastry cream and puff pastry.
  • The combined effect of the rolling and turning and the rise produced by the yeast is to give a pastry as light as normal puff pastry, but with a softer, richer texture and a more interesting flavour.
  • In its richness, it could stand as an emblem for the whole Oslo Court kitchen: white crab meat and mushrooms, in a rich cream-based sauce, wrapped in a purse of puff pastry with a sweet brandy sauce on the side.

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