Pastry is the dough from which some baked products are made. Pastry dough is rolled out thinly and used as a base for baked products. It is made from ingredients such as flour, sugar, milk, butter, shortening, baking powder, and/or eggs. Common pastry dishes include pies, tarts, quiches and pasties.
Pastry is also the name given to various kinds of baked products. Small cakes, tarts and other sweet or savoury baked products are called "pastries."
- ↑ Bo Friberg. Professional pastry chef. John Wiley and Sons. ISBN 0471218251.
- ↑ L. Patrick Coyle (1982). The World Encyclopedia of Food. Facts on File Inc. ISBN 0871964171.