Puff pastry spin-wheels

Girelle for celebration

Sun-dried tomato and fennel seed pâté provides a delicious, distinctive flavour for these puff pastry ‘girelle’ by Mario Matassa – ideal snacks for entertaining Serves 6 Preparation time 15 minutes, plus chilling Cooking time 25 minutes Ingredients: • 1 small jar of sun-dried tomatoes in oil • 2 anchovy fillets • 1 garlic clove, peeled • 1 tsp fennel […]

Fried chocolate & chestnut pastries

chestnut chocolate pastry

These calzoncelli di castagne are a speciality of the Puglia region, though versions of this pastry are made throughout the country, with different names and fillings… Makes about 20 Preparation time 30-45 minutes, plus resting Cooking time 20 minutes Ingredients: For the pastry • 300g plain flour • 50g unsalted butter, softened • 100ml milk • 1 medium […]