These walnut parcels from Turkey evolved out of a desire to produce a simple variation of the walnut baklava.
1 kg pastry flour 500 g walnuts, ground 200 g butter 20 g yeast 15 ml milk, lukewarm 15 g sugar
Disssolve yeast in milk and sugar.
Sieve flour into a large bowl, incorporate butter and yeast mixture.
Form into a dough on a floured surface, knead for 15 minutes.
Preheat oven to 200°C.
Roll dough out and cut into 4cm diameter rounds, 5mm thick.
Spoon some walnut into centre of each round. Fold into a parcel.
Place each pacel on a greased baking tray.
Bake at 160°C for 45 minutes, until the crusts are golden.