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shortcrust pastry

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Food
shortcrust pastryshort‧crust pas‧try /ˌʃɔːtkrʌst ˈpeɪstri $ ˌʃɔːrt-/ noun [uncountable] British English  DFa type of pastry which breaks up easily and is used for making pies
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shortcrust pastryAnother speciality is Naples Easter cake, a shortcrust pastry case filled with ricotta cheese, candied fruit and spices.A shortcrust pastry lid is placed on top before the pie is baked in a hot oven until golden brown.To be a little more adventurous with apple pies try mixing shortcrust pastry with grated orange or lemon rind and juice instead of water.Cover with thinly rolled out shortcrust pastry, brush with water and sprinkle with sugar.Place shortcrust pastry circle on to a baking sheet.We also had wonderful refreshments; my favourites were shortcrust pastry boats filled with delicious fresh cream.Also try their tuna and sweetcorn quiche made with shortcrust pastry at £1.39.
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