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puff pastry twists


Named after the twisting staff of a sacristan, these sweet pastries are usually covered in sugar and almonds or have chocolate chips embedded in the twirls. There are also savoury ones, with tapenade or gruyère etc.


Text © Dana Facaros

Image by french baker