French pastry

French pastry
noun Date: 1847 a rich pastry filled especially with custard or fruit

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  • French pastry — n. rich pastry, usually filled with preserved fruit, whipped cream, etc …   English World dictionary

  • French pastry — French′ pas′try n. coo a rich dessert pastry, esp. one made from puff paste and filled with cream or fruit • Etymology: 1920–25 …   From formal English to slang

  • French pastry — /frɛntʃ ˈpeɪstri/ (say french paystree) noun a short pastry, as used for piecrusts and filled with rich creams, fruit preparations, etc …   Australian English dictionary

  • French pastry — noun sweet filled pastry made of especially puff paste • Hypernyms: ↑pastry • Hyponyms: ↑napoleon …   Useful english dictionary

  • French pastry — fine, rich, or fancy dessert pastry, esp. made from puff paste and filled with cream or fruit preparations. [1920 25] * * * …   Universalium

  • Pastry — This article describes Pastry in food. For the Distributed Hash Table system, see Pastry (DHT). Pastry is the name given to various kinds of baked goods made from ingredients such as flour, butter, shortening, baking powder or eggs. It may also… …   Wikipedia

  • Pastry War — Infobox Military Conflict conflict=The Pastry War partof= caption= date=November 1838 March 1839 place=Mexico territory= result=French victory combatant1= combatant2= commander1= commander2= strength1=30,000 strength2=3,000 casualties1=… …   Wikipedia

  • Pastry War — ▪ Mexican history       (1838–39), brief and minor conflict between Mexico and France, arising from the claim of a French pastry cook living in Tacubaya, near Mexico City, that some Mexican army officers had damaged his restaurant. A number of… …   Universalium

  • pastry — Synonyms and related words: Danish pastry, French pastry, baklava, blintz, chocolate eclair, cream puff, dowdy, eclair, pandowdy, pasty, patisserie, patty, patty shell, pie, puff, quiche, rosette, strudel, tart, timbale, tipsy cake, trifle,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • pastry — n pie, tart, Brit. tartlet, puff, cream puff, eclair, French pastry, Fr. patisserie1. meat pie, Brit. pasty, vol au vent, patty shell; Danish pastry, Inf. Danish, coffeecake, coffeebread, doughnut, donut, cake, cupcake, petit four, ladyfinger …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

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