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Pies and pastries

apple pie

noun

a sweet food made from apples baked in pastry

choux pastry

noun

soft, light pastry containing eggs that is used for making eclairs and profiteroles

cobbler

noun

a sweet food consisting of fruit covered with a soft thick layer of pastry that is baked in an oven

crust

noun

a layer of cooked pastry that forms the outer part of a pie. The inner part is called the filling.

flaky pastry

noun

a type of pastry that consists of a lot of thin layers

flan

noun

a cake or pie without a top that has a filling of cheese, fruit, or vegetables

mince pie

noun

a type of pie that is filled with mincemeat, usually eaten at Christmas

pastry

noun

a food made by mixing flour, fat, and water. The mixture is rolled flat and used for making pies and other food.

pasty

noun

a food made with pastry and meat, cheese, or vegetables

phyllo

noun

very thin sheets of dough (=a mixture of flour and water) used in making pastries

pie

noun

a food that consists of meat, vegetables, or fruit cooked inside a case of pastry or below a layer of it

pie crust

noun

the pastry covering of a pie

puff pastry

noun

a type of pastry that is very light and has a lot of air in it

quiche

noun

a food that consists of a base made of pastry and a top part made by mixing together eggs and cheese, and often other foods. It is cooked in an oven.

rissole

noun

a food made from meat or fish cut into very small pieces, covered with pastry and cooked in oil

strudel

noun

a type of pastry with fruit or nuts inside

tart

noun

a pie that has no top and is filled with fruit or something sweet

turnover

noun

a sweet food like a small pie, filled with fruit

vol-au-vent

noun

a food that consists of a round piece of pastry that is baked and then filled with meat or vegetables

pre-cation

a paid holiday given to a new employee before they start their job

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