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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 type of food consisting of vegetables or fruit covered with a soft thick layer of pastry

Cornish pasty

noun

a small pie for one person, with meat and potatoes inside

crust

noun

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

filo pastry

noun

very thin pastry (=mixture of flour and water)

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 by folding pastry around meat, cheese, or vegetables, then baking it

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

pork pie

noun

a British food consisting of cooked pork in a pastry case

puff

noun

a type of small pie made of pastry with something soft inside

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, pressed into a flat round shape or a ball and cooked in oil

sausage roll

noun

a food that consists of a tube of pastry with sausage meat inside it

shortcrust pastry

noun

a type of pastry made from flour, butter, and water

strudel

noun

a type of pastry with fruit or nuts inside

tart

noun

a pie that has no top and is filled with vegetables, fruit etc

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

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