Description Edit

Ingredients Edit

For the syrup:

Directions Edit

  1. In a bowl mix both kinds of nuts with Sugar. Add egg and wine and blend well into a soft and smooth filling.
  2. Take a handful of kataifi pastry, spread slightly the threads into a square. Fold both ends into a rectangle and with brush dab with butter.
  3. Take a tablespoon of filling and spread it lengthwise on one side of the pastry.
  4. Roll up pastry around the filling into 3 inch long tubes. Repeat procedure to make the other kataifi and place them next to each other in a greased oven dish.
  5. Sprinkle the rest of the butter on top and bake kataifi in a moderate oven for about 45 minutes until golden.
  6. In the meantime dissolve Sugar in a saucepan with hot water, add the remaining syrup ingredients and let boil for about 15 minutes until a thin syrup is formed.
  7. Remove orange rind and cloves and leave syrup to cool.
  8. Remove kataifi from oven and while hot pour over the cooled syrup.
  9. Cover pastries with think serviette and leave for one hour to absorb the syrup and become soft.
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