jalousie

Pronunciation: [JAL-uh-see; ZHAH-loo-zee; zhah-loo-ZEE]

A small "cake" made with flaky pastry, filled with a layer of almond paste topped with jam. A latticed pastry topping allows the colorful jam filling to show.

From The Food Lover's Companion, Fourth edition by Sharon Tyler Herbst and Ron Herbst. Copyright © 2007, 2001, 1995, 1990 by Barron's Educational Series, Inc.

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