When I first started taking people to Puglia in the Nineties it was relatively unknown outside Italy. Local people would stop to stare at my motley group when we visited the food market in Monopoli, and very little English was spoken. In July and August northern Italians would drive south for their summer holidays but […]
With Chocolate baklava in my mind, I changed a little bit the recipe and I made a new dessert. I add peanut butter and I made another great easy dessert. You can make it with your kids for Christmas or any other time.
To get it very crispy I used olive oil only to brush the dessert at the end.
- Phyllo dough
- Peanut butter
Preheat oven to 220°C. Take 4 sheets of phyllo dough and put it on a baking sheet in a baking tray. Put a big layer of Nutella on top of the phyllo dough and on top of them add another 4 sheets. Add a layer of peanut butter on top.
Roll everything slowly not to break it and then put it in the oven. Bake it for 20 – 30 minutes. Check it from time to time so it doesn’t burn.
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Source: March 2016 Newsletter