FOOD & DRINK / A-Z of treats
Sunday 27 February 1994
Serves 6 to 8
1 egg yolk
1 dessertspoon caster sugar
150ml/ 1/4 pint water
1 tbs orange flower water (or brandy)
hundreds and thousands
oil for frying
Rub the butter into the flour and add the egg yolk. Mix the sugar with water, and add the orange flower water or brandy. Bind the pastry with this to make a pliable dough. Roll out thinly and cut into 1/2 in-wide strips with a pastry wheel or knife. Pick up the strips and drop them one at a time into deep hot oil. As you drop them, twist them once or twice to make loops. Fry till golden. Put the loops on a pretty dish, decorate with a thin stream of honey and with hundreds and thousands. Serve more honey at the table.
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