Introduction: Cheese Whorls
My sister and kids are here with me over the weekend.And here is what we tried out together.
Cheese whorls is a quick and easy salty snack /savoury which you can do it no time,as long as you have the puff pastry ready in hand.
Since Puff pastry is very cheap in Germany,I always buy them and freeze it.It cost only 69€ cents for 225gram sheet.
No hassle in rolling them over and over again.
This is very tasty when you serve it hot and with different types of creams.Paprika cream,sour cream or any thing of your choice.
Even though my recipe shows salt ,I did not use it,as the cheese is already salty.
The Cheese Whorls has a nice salty taste when baked.
Cooled Cheese Whorls freeze very well.Defrost the Cheese Whorls on the baking sheet in the oven at the temperature of about 180C/350F (bottom and top heat) for about 3 minutes.
For the baking sheet
For the pastry
1/2 Packet (225g/8oz) Frozen Puff pastry
150g/5oz Emmental cheese
1 tea spoon Paprika powder
Some coarsely ground pepper
1. Defrost your pastry following the instructions on the packet or make it your self.
Clean your work surface and dust some flour.Open out a packet of ready made puff pastry and roll it out.
If you have made your own pastry put the layers on top of each other and roll in to a rectangle (25x15cm/10x6in) on floured work surface.Repeat with the other half and have the same size rectangle ready.
2 On one sheet .Sprinkle paprika powder
3. Over that Sprinkle pepper powder
4.Sprinkle finely grated Emmental cheese
1.This is the ready made rolled puff pastry .It is rolled up in an oil paper.
2. Place the second rectangle pastry sheet on top.
1.Cut the dough in to stripes 1cm/ 3/8 in wide and 15cm /6 in in long using a sharp knife.
2. Twist the ends of the strips in the opposite direction.
3..Place them on the prepared baking sheet.
(Grease the baking sheet and sprinkle with a little water)
4. let the sticks rest for 5 minutes and then put the baking sheet in the pre heated oven.
(Top/bottom heat about 200C /400F (preheated)
5. Serve them hot with your choice of creams.
I have posted this in the Hurriecane contest too.
I am a day care mom who is working full time,and do not have enough time for my sewing and crafting work which I love it very much.If ever I win the laser cutter I will give up my full time job or reduce it to a couple of hours(because I do a lot of craft work with the kids and they will be dissapointed to see me no more)and start my own business at home as I have enough and more sewing orders which I can not do it on time.Every instructable I do with the help of the laser cutter,I will definetly post it on this great site.
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