from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A light flaky pastry that is formed by rolling and folding the dough in layers so that it expands when baked.

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  • n. a light, flaky pastry that is made by repeatedly folding the rolled pastry into many layers


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  • bilby, it takes ages to make it at home!

    September 20, 2008

  • Really? C'mon Pro, you seem to be handy in the kitchen, you could try making it yourself.

    September 3, 2008

  • I don't understand why it's so hard to find it in New York City. The only place where I can find it is the Jewelry.

    September 2, 2008