puff pastry


Definition of puff pastry

: a pastry dough containing many alternating layers of butter and dough or the light flaky pastry made from it

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Examples of puff pastry in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Three types of pies (chicken, beef, and veggie) are served in buttery puff pastry pockets. al, "Meet the couple behind our city’s British double-decker food truck," 5 Sep. 2019 Flex your kitchen muscles a little bit Wednesday afternoon with a cast-iron chicken pot pie, which makes an elegant and savory treat with a deceptively pain-free puff pastry lattice crust. Paul Stephen, ExpressNews.com, "The new meal prep: 6 dinners from 3 basic ingredients," 28 Aug. 2019 In center of puff pastry rectangle, layer potato slices in rows of two or three. Philly.com, "Healthy family recipe: Mushroom wellington," 12 Jan. 2018 Thought to be an aphrodisiac, this dish with French royal origins places a puff pastry atop a pile of pasta, coated in creamy béchamel sauce. Tyler Moss, Condé Nast Traveler, "An Autumnal Road Trip Through Alsace Wine Country," 13 Aug. 2019 To make the bundles, take a square of puff pastry and brush with egg wash. Alysha Witwicki, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, "Easter brunch menu is equally special for any spring affair," 28 Mar. 2018 Unfold puff pastry on a piece of parchment paper and roll to a 12- by 9 1/2-inch rectangle; slide pastry and parchment paper onto a baking sheet. Taylor Murray, Country Living, "Marinated Squash Tart," 5 Aug. 2019 There were just four options, ranging from $25 for Bradley’s mind-blowingly magnificent, warm gougères (quarter-sized puff pastry bites) to $220 for caviar service. Michele Parente, San Diego Union-Tribune, "1 Michelin star, 10 courses and tons of buzz: revisiting Addison," 25 July 2019 Princess Tiana The most exciting part of the DIY might be making your own puff pastries to match the ones in the movie. Shanon Maglente, Good Housekeeping, "13 Disney-Inspired DIY Halloween Costumes for Adults," 24 July 2019

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First Known Use of puff pastry

1788, in the meaning defined above

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English Language Learners Definition of puff pastry

: dough that is made of thin layers that puff up during baking

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