M'hanncha (The Snake) is a lovely dessert that can be served hot or cold. It is a traditional Moroccan dish.
- 150g chopped almonds
- 75g granulated sugar
- 1 tablespoon butter, melted
- 2 teaspoons orange flower water
- 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
- 8 sheets filo pastry
- Ground cinnamon
- icing sugar
Coil it into a kind of snail's shell then set aside and cover with a damp tea towel. Repeat this with all 8 pieces.
Heat the butter in a large pan and then fry the pastries until they are browned on both sides.