vol-au-vent

Definitions

Food

  • masculine A round or oval puff pastry case filled with a cooked savoury mixture. It is made by rolling the pastry to 6 to 8 mm thick cutting out the shape, then half cutting a smaller shape in the centre. When baked the centre is removed and the crisp top replaced over the filling.

Travel

  • noun a small round case of pastry, usually filled with a savoury mixture, eaten hot or cold
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