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Culture > Food > Pies & Pastries


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bakemeat (Biblical) pastry, pies.
beigne a fritter, a deep-fried ball of choux pastry.
beignet (Fr.) a fritter, a deep-fried ball of choux pastry.
bismarck (Canadian) a type of pastry.
bouchee (Fr.) a small patty.
brik (Arabic) a Tunisian deep fried spicy pastry filled with fish or meat and sometimes an egg.
cannoli (Ital.) a tube of pastry.
cipaille (Fr.) a pie with layers of meat and pastry, a traditional Quebec dish.
croquante (Fr.) a crisp pie or tart.
crostata (Ital.) a type of fruit tart.
cutlette a breaded patty of chopped meat.
danish a pastry of raised dough.
eggwash a thin mixture of egg and milk used as a glaze for pastry.
empanada (Spanish) a pastry turnover.
entremes (Fr.) edible pastry sculpture served between main courses.
entremesse (Fr.) edible pastry sculpture served between main courses.
entremets (Fr.) edible pastry sculpture served between main courses.
feuillete (Fr.) a puff pastry.
fillo (Greek) very thin pastry dough.
filo (Greek) very thin pastry dough.
fleuron (Fr.) a decorative pastry motif.
gougere (Fr.) a kind of choux pastry, the dough of which has been mixed with grated cheese prior to baking.
hamantasch (Yiddish) a three-cornered pastry traditionally eaten during the Jewish festival Purim.
kachori (Hindi) an Indian snack of pastry with a spicy filling.
kolacky a kind of pastry, a rich, sweet bun with fruit or poppyseed filling.
lumpia (Chinese) an Indonesian spring roll.
palmier a pastry shaped like a palm leaf.
panzerotto a baked turnover with a folded, sealed pocket containing tomato, cheese, and sometimes other fillings.
pastry a sweet baked food.
phyllo (Greek) a kind of very thin pastry dough.
popover an American equivalent of a Yorkshire pudding.
quiche (Fr.) a flan of plain pastry filled with a cooked egg mixture.
rugalach (Yiddish) in Jewish cooking, small crescent-shaped pastries filled with fruit, nuts etc.
rugelach (Yiddish) in Jewish cooking, a small crescent-shaped pastry filled with fruit, nuts etc > RUGELACHS.
ruggelach (Yiddish) in Jewish cooking, small crescent-shaped pastries filled with fruit, nuts etc.
samosa (Hindi) a small, fried pastry turnover stuffed with spiced vegetables.
shortcrust designating a type of pastry. No -S.
spanakopita (Mod. Gr.) a Greek dish of spinach and feta cheese in filo pastry.
spanokopita (Mod. Gr.) a Greek dish of spinach and feta cheese in filo pastry.
stargazey as in stargazey pie, a savoury Cornish fish pie in which whole fish are baked in pastry with their heads protruding through the crust.
strudel (Ger.) a very thin pastry enclosing fruit, cheese etc.
taiglach (Yiddish) small, fruit- or nut-filled pastries, dipped in honey.
teiglach (Yiddish) small, fruit- or nut-filled pastries, dipped in honey.
timpana a traditional Maltese baked pasta and pastry dish.
tourtiere a type of meat pie.
turnover a small pie made by folding over the crust.
tyropita (Mod. Gr.) a Greek cheese pie.
tyropitta (Mod. Gr.) a Greek cheese pie.