Pastry Twists (Olive Paste & Mediterranean)

Re-sharing this recipe from two years ago.  Pastry Twists are great to serve as finger food. I made over 200 hundred of them for my daughter’s 21st Birthday Party on Saturday. They were a great success amongst all the guests. I find them very easy to make and store until you are ready to serve them. I hope that you enjoy these as much as we do.

Milanka's Fine Food


For easy entertaining these are great to serve to friends as a snack whilst watching football or movie, as finger food at a party or as a starter when dinner guests arrive.  Pastry Twists are best served hot.

Preparation Time:     20 minutes (approximately)
Cooking Time:    
15-20 minutes
     40 Olive Paste & 40  Mediterranean Pastry Twists

Preheat your oven at 180° for approximately 15-20 minutes to warm up.

Olive Paste
4 Sheets of ready made Puff Pastry
2 Cups of pitted Kalamata Olives (or other black olives)
30 grams melted butter
2 Shallots roughly chopped
1/4 of a bunch of parsley or (a generous handful)
Salt & Pepper to taste
Olive Oil
1/4 cup of Za’atar (spice mix recipe below Cook’s Tips)
1 Beaten Egg for egg wash (will be enough for both recipes)

Place the pitted olives, chopped shallots, parsley, salt & pepper…

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