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puff

[pəf]
(electricity)
(mechanical engineering)
A small explosion within a furnace due to combustion conditions.
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puff

(algorithm)
To decompress data that has been crunched by Huffman coding. At least one widely distributed Huffman decoder program was actually *named* "PUFF", but these days it is usually packaged with the encoder.

Opposite: huff.
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3 When you are ready to assemble, dot the puff pastry base with a few spoonfuls of Greek yogurt and then distribute the mixed vegetables over the top, including on top of the yoghurt.Try to keep the vegetables in one layer; if the pastry is overloaded it will go a little soggy.
When you are ready to assemble, dot the puff pastry base with a few spoonfuls of Greek yoghurt, then distribute the roasted vegetables over the top, including on top of the yoghurt.
Puff pastry is exactly what it sounds like: Pastry that puffs into beautiful layers.
LUXURY 2 STEAK & THEAKSTONS OLD PECULIER ALE PIES PS2, Iceland A TRADITIONAL favourite with short crust pastry filled with diced British beef in an Old Peculier Ale gravy topped with puff pastry and cracked black pepper.
Remove the cling film and wrap in puff pastry so it resembles a sausage roll.
Mohammad Shahzad, a resident of F-7/2 said samosas and spring rolls are losing the market to puff pastry filled with seasoned vegetables.
It has a moist, crumbly texture and a mild, fresh favour which makes this buttery, flaky puff pastry come alive.
INGREDIENTS * 3/4 cup condensed milk * 3 cups milk * 1/4 cup sugar, (and more to garnish) * 4 tablespoons slivered almonds * 1 tablespoon raisins * 2 tablespoons pistachios, chopped * 3 tablespoons desiccated coconut powder * 200g puff pastry sheet, torn to pieces * 1 cup heavy whipping cream * Saffron strands, a few PREPARATION To begin making Umm Ali, in a large saucepan, add half of the condensed milk, milk, 1/4 cup sugar and keep stirring till the sugar is dissolved.
Available in selected Morrisions, Asda and Nisa Irresistible Pork Selection Picnic Box PS3.50 (four hog roast bites, four puff pastry sausage rolls, four pork & free range egg bites), the Co-op Specially Selected Cous Cous PS1.39, Aldi Left: Finest Sicilian Lemon & Garden Mint Presse, 750ml, PS1.85, Tesco Mushroom Arancini, 180g, PS2.30 or three for PS5 Tesco's.
Even so, there are a few gaps in my mastery and puff pastry is one of them.
INGREDIENTS 1 pack of ready-made puff pastry Ready-made candy eyes Small amount of liquorice string 1 small egg Sweet or savoury filling of your choice (eg.