shortcrust pastry

shortcrust pastry
shortcrust pastry UK [ˌʃɔː(r)tkrʌst ˈpeɪstri] US [ˌʃɔrtkrʌst ˈpeɪstri] noun [uncountable]
a type of pastry made from flour, butter, and water
Thesaurus: pies and pastrieshyponym types of food or drinkhypernym

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  • shortcrust pastry — noun Pastry containing no leavening agent; often used to make the base of tarts, pies etc …   Wiktionary

  • shortcrust pastry — short|crust pas|try [ˌʃo:tkrʌst ˈpeıstri US ˌʃo:rt ] n [U] BrE a type of ↑pastry which breaks up easily and is used for making ↑pies …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • shortcrust pastry — noun Brit. crumbly pastry made with flour, fat, and a little water …   English new terms dictionary

  • shortcrust pastry — noun (U) a kind of pastry (1) made with half as much fat as flour …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • shortcrust pastry — UK [ˌʃɔː(r)tkrʌst ˈpeɪstrɪ] / US [ˌʃɔrtkrʌst ˈpeɪstrɪ] noun [uncountable] a type of pastry made from flour, butter, and water …   English dictionary

  • 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

  • shortcrust — n. (in full shortcrust pastry) a type of crumbly pastry made with flour and fat. * * * shortˈcrust adjective (of pastry) short • • • Main Entry: ↑short …   Useful english dictionary

  • shortcrust — [[t]ʃɔ͟ː(r)tkrʌst[/t]] ADJ: ADJ n Shortcrust pastry is a kind of pastry that is used to make pies and tarts. [BRIT] …   English dictionary

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