Yesterday we were luckily enough to be invited to a Russell Hobbs Lifestyle Club event at the Hyatt in Rosebank. We were treated to some great speakers and a delish high tea.
I really enjoyed the first talk by Sam Linsell about demystifying phyllo pastry. She is the writer behind the Drizzle and Dip blog and gave us some really great advice about working with and using phyllo pastry.
She really inspired us to try using it and when Gary won some phyllo, we decided today would be the day to experiment.
Gary decided he’d make a chicken pie for lunch. Not only did it look good, it was amazing! And I decided we’d make a dessert roll using the left over pastry. I sliced up some bar-one and strawberries as the filling and rolled it into the phyllo and baked it for about 20 minutes. When it came out of the oven I dusted it with icing sugar and it was ready to serve.
Thanks Sam for getting us to experiment! As easy as you made it sound, it definitely was a little more difficult to work with the phyllo than I thought. But this is only the beginning of more exciting experiments to come out of my kitchen…
Hugs & Kisses