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Olive twists

Olive twists

These savoury puff-pastry twists (rather like smoked salmon sacristains) make an ideal aperitif snack. The pastry is simply spread with tapenade.

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Last modified on: September 7th 2018

For 20 twists, you will need:

How long does it take?

PreparationRestingCookingStart to finish
19 min.1 hour20 min.1 hour 39 min.
Preservation: Several days in an airtight tin.
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Step by step recipe

Stage 1
3 min.
Olive twists : Photo of step #1 If you are using home-made puff pastry, roll it out thinly (1-2 mm or 1/8 inch) into a large rectangle and cut into 2 equal pieces.

If you are using ready-rolled pastry, as in the photo, cut the circle into 2 equal halves.
Stage 2
3 min.
Olive twists : Photo of step #2 Spread one half of the pastry with 50 g Tapenade, using a palette-knife.
Stage 3
2 min.
Olive twists : Photo of step #3 Lay the other half on top.
Stage 4
1 hour
Olive twists : Photo of step #4 Fold the cooking parchment over the pastry, wrap in plastic film and refrigerate for at least 1 hour (this can also be done the day before).
Stage 5
1 min.
Olive twists : Photo of step #5 Preheat the oven to 390°F (200°C).

Glaze the top of the pastry.
Stage 6
10 min.
Olive twists : Photo of step #6 Cut into long, thin strips, then twist them and lay on a baking sheet (though you can leave them flat if you prefer).
Stage 7
20 min.
Olive twists : Photo of step #7 Bake for about 20 minutes until nicely browned and leave to cool on a wire rack.

Serve warm or cold.

Remarks

The tapenade gives these twists quite a strong flavour, but for a bit of extra punch, pepper them generously after glazing.

Nutritional information

Whole recipe
CaloriesProteins CarbohydratesFats
207336 gr73 gr185 gr
104 %14 %7 %28 %
Per 100 g
CaloriesProteins CarbohydratesFats
76813 gr27 gr68 gr
38 %5 %3 %10 %
% are calculated relative to a Recommended Dietary Intake or RDI of 2000 k-calories by day for a woman (change to a man).

How much will it cost?

For 20 twists : 1.16 €
Per twists : 0.06 €

Note : These prices are only approximate.

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Source: Home made.
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More recipes?

This recipe use (among others)
Puff or flaky pastry (pâte feuilletée)Puff or flaky pastry (pâte feuilletée): You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Mirlitons, Saint Honoré cake, Pecan fruit rolls , Shallot confit tart, Quiche Bretonne, ... All
TapenadeTapenade: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Multicoloured cucumber-tomato salad, ... All
Beaten eggBeaten egg: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Milk rolls, Brioche Tatin, St Tropez tart, Diamond biscuits, Wiener Schnitzel, ... All

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