Definition of pastry
1a : paste 1ab : sweet baked goods made of dough having a high fat content
2 : a piece of pastry
Examples of pastry in a Sentence
He worked on the filling while I prepared the pastry.
She had a pastry and coffee for breakfast.
Recent Examples of pastry from the Web
Salon had a playful dinner menu, with dishes like steak tartare, beets with goat cheese mousse and foie gras with bacon jam prepared with the sculptural care of a pastry chef.
Our favorite wine bar is Marescotti di Cavo, a pastry-and-champagne spot close to the Porto Antico.
Hosted by chef Gordon Ramsay, pastry chef Christina Tosi and chef and restaurateur Aaron Sanchez, the show features contestants competing in various challenges throughout the season.
Adapted from a recipe by Neighborhood Restaurant Group executive pastry chef Naomi Gallego.
Organic produce, artisanal cheese and homemade pastries are among the items that will be available at the Arlington Heights Historical Society's annual Farmers Market, which returns for a new season June 3.
Ala carte menu, entertainment, dancers, imports, pastries.
Potizza is a high-calorie pastry served in Slovenia.
Later in the evening, as the party continued with candies, cheeses, pastries and more desserts placed on food stations surrounding the plaza, Smits and Wanda De Jesus reminisced about their years-ago move to Los Angeles.
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Origin and Etymology of pastry
First Known Use: 15th century
PASTRY Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of pastry for English Language Learners
: dough that is used to make pies and other baked goods
: a small, baked food made from pastry
PASTRY Defined for Kids
Definition of pastry for Students
1 : sweet baked goods (as pies) made mainly of flour and fat
2 : a piece of sweet baked goods
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