Nikki had limited English but the universal language of cooking and measuring was no barrier Rosemary took notes adjusting it as Nikki added 'a bit more"
|Nikki and Di in her workroom|
|The usual suspects that attend. Rosemary busy scribing|
|Mixing the dough into little ovals and roughly marked|
|The baked biscuit|
|The Honey mixture soaking|
|Scattered with chopped walnuts Verdict? DELICIOUS.|
Not as sweet or honey tasting as expected
The RECIPE (with all the estimation of the good cook!)
Nicky’s Greek Honey Biscuits
Preheat oven. Fan forced 175C, or thereabouts.
Into a mixing bowl add:
2Tbs lemon zest
2Tbs orange zest (a smaller T than the lemon T)
2Cups extra virgin olive oil. Can substitute other oil.
1Cup orange juice
1t baking powder
2t cinnamon well rounded. Vanilla optional.
1/3 Cup sugar
Mix by hand or whisk to combine
More than 1kg less than 2 kg SR flour added slowly and mixed by hand.
Incorporate 2T brandy or ouzo.
Knead until firm. Cross the dough for a blessing.
Break off small portions of dough and roll into fingers.
Place on baking paper on a baking slide.
Flatten with a fork. Remember that you must have an imperfection.
Cook until not much soft.
Honey Syrup (extra can be frozen)
Warm in a saucepan until sugar dissolves.
Chop walnuts while you wait, or ask Michele nicely.
500gm honey into saucepan
1t cinnamon well rounded, sprinkle over walnuts. Vanilla optional.
Place cooled biscuits a few at a time UPSIDE DOWN into the
Then turn over. 2 mins each side.
Place biscuits into a bowl and sprinkle with walnut mix.