It's used that way in AE too, but only in cookbooks or by people who know a lot about baking. (Though, of course, in the US, 'flan' has a different meaning and isn't made with any sort of dough at all.)Possibly there is an AE/BE difference at play here. In Britain (and here in Australia), pastry also means the raw dough. Usually it is used when you're talking about the dough used in making a flan, tart or pie.
Not at all. "Pasta" is noodles, or macaroni. One makes bread out of dough, but not out of pasta!Hello amigos!
What´s the main difference between them? Aren´t they all a kind of "pasta"?
Not at all. "Pasta" is noodles, or macaroni. One makes bread out of dough, but not out of pasta!
This is dough:
This is pastry:
This is pasta: