Tag Archives: puff pastry

Savoury sacristains

12 Oct

sacristans

Sacristains are made by spreading a sheet of pastry with something tasty, slicing it into strips, then twisting each strip before baking. I usually make them when I have puff pastry to use up.

Sacristains can be savoury or sweet. These are made with tapenade, but I’ve made sacristains with pesto, mustard and grated cheese, sundried tomato paste, Nutella, cinnamon sugar… Continue reading

Cheese and mustard palmiers

24 Aug

cheese and mustard palmiers

Savoury palmiers, my penultimate Great British Bake-off challenge…

If I’d gone to the effort of making my own puff pastry like the contestants did, these would have been a challenge. Using store-bought puff pastry, they’re a doddle. Continue reading

Thai sausage rolls

15 Jan

Thai sausage rolls

These Thai sausage rolls are the pretty much the only ones I make these days. With the fresh herbs and  Thai flavourings, they seem lighter and less greasy than the regular kind.

I always make a batch at Christmas, and a couple of other times throughout the year. I’ll often freeze some, to be baked from frozen on another occasion. Continue reading