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Discover the Art of Hand-Rolled Crispy Pastries !!




Experience the artistry of making crispy hand rolled pastries with this ancient recipe. These pastries are created to capture the beautiful taste of home made baking that comes with a satisfying crunch and bursting delicious fillings. Whether you have a sweet tooth or prefer more savory delights, mastering the art of making these pastries by hand is an experience that combines old-fashioned values and originality. Make your own table goodies by joining in the fun of preparing these delightful treats at home.





For the Pastry Dough:

2 cups all-purpose flour

½ teaspoon salt

This will serve to make one have a clearer picture of what it means

½ cup cold water

For the Filling:

Sweet or Savoury Fillings (e.g.: fruit preserves, chocolate hazelnut spread, cheese and herbs)

For Assembly and Cooking: 

Extra flour for dusting

Brushed melted butter or egg washes 

If needed: powdered sugar OR sesame seeds for sprinkling




Prepare the Pastry Dough:

Blend in a big mixing bowl flour plus salt. Add butter chunks, which is well chilled then using your fingertips just keep on rubbing them into flour until you get crumbs that resemble course ones.


Using a fork or your hands, add cold water slowly by little to the dough until it comes together. It should feel smooth and not too sticky. Shape into a ball, wrap in plastic wrap and refrigerate for at least 30 minutes.

Roll Out the Dough:

Separate the chilled dough into even parts. On a lightly floured surface, roll out each portion into a thin rectangle or circle about 1/8 inch thick.

Add Filling:

Cover the rolled-out dough with your desired filling thinly while leaving a small border around the edges.

Roll and Shape:

Gently roll up the dough tightly into a cylinder from one edge or make folding of it in other shapes such as triangles and squares. Seal with light pressure along the edges.


Preheat the oven to 375°F (190°C). Place shaped pastries on parchment-lined baking sheet.

The pastries are then brushed with melted butter or egg wash for golden finish; plain sugar can be added optionally or sesame seeds used instead.

Bake for 15-20 minutes until golden brown and crispy pastry is cooked.

Cool and Serve:

Take out from oven, transfer them on wire racks where they shall cool down now serve them warm or at room temperature.



Tips for Success:

Chill the Dough: Placing the dough in the refrigerator helps to calm down the glutens, which are substances that make dough shrink while baking.

Even Thickness: In order to ensure that it is cooked equally, roll out the dough evenly.

Sealing Edges: Properly sealing the edges will stop leaks of fillings during baking.

Variety in Shapes: Play around with different shapes and fillings so as to have a range of pastries made.




To sum up, thin crispy hand-rolled pastries take you beyond just good food into artisan baking. Whether you decided on sweet melting flavours or savoury ones that tease your taste buds, these pastries show how much effort was put into them. They are perfect as sharing with family members or they can be savored alone making them great for any occasion. It is time to embrace this ageless delicacy by baking it; bake it right and cherish each bite’s story flavored with competence and enjoyment of this classic treat.



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