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Dough is a thick, malleable, sometimes elastic, paste made out of any cereals (grains) or leguminous crops by mixing flour with a small amount of water and/or other liquid. This process is a precursor to making a wide variety of foodstuffs, particularly breads and bread-based items (e.g., crusts, dumplings), flatbreads, noodles, pastry, pizza, bread rolls, biscuits, cookies and similar items. 

Dough is a mixture of flour, water, and other ingredients that is used as a base for many different types of baked goods. Depending on the recipe, dough can be made with a variety of different flours, such as wheat, rye, or cornmeal, and may include additional ingredients like yeast, sugar, and butter.

Here are some examples of dishes that feature dough:

  1. Bread: A baked good made from dough that typically includes flour, water, yeast, salt, and sometimes sugar or oil.

  2. Pizza: A dish that features dough as the base, topped with tomato sauce, cheese, and various other toppings.

  3. Pastries: A variety of baked goods that are made from dough and typically filled with sweet or savory ingredients, such as fruit, cream, or meat.

  4. Pretzels: A type of baked good made from a dough that is shaped into a knot or twisted shape and then boiled and baked.

  5. Dumplings: A type of dough that is boiled or steamed and filled with a variety of ingredients, such as meat, vegetables, or fruit.

Here are some similar things to dough:

  1. Batter: A mixture of flour and liquid that is used to coat foods before frying or baking.

  2. Crust: A baked or fried outer layer of a food, such as a pie crust or a fried chicken coating.

  3. Noodles: A type of pasta made from a dough that is rolled and cut into long, thin strips.

  4. Pastry dough: A type of dough that is used to make a variety of sweet and savory pastries, such as croissants, turnovers, and pie crusts.

  5. Puff pastry: A type of pastry dough that is layered with butter and then baked to create a light, flaky texture.


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