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Original recipe:



  • 200g/7oz cheddar cheese
  • 100g/3oz spelt flour
  • 1 egg
  • Olive oil
  • 60g/2oz clear honey
  • 1 tbsp poppy seeds


  • Grate the cheese and knead it with the flour
  • When the mixture feels like breadcrumbs, add the egg and work it into a dough.
  • Break off small pieces and roll each of these in your hands, making dough balls about 2 cm/1" in diameter.
  • Fill a frying pan to a depth of 2cm/1" with olive oil and heat. When the oil is hot, but before you can se fumes,lower the pastry balls into the oil preferably using a slatted spoon.
  • Cook for about 5 minutes until golden brown on the outside.
  • Drain the pastry balls and remove excess oil with kitchen roll.
  • Heat the honey in a frying pan until it is very thin.
  • Pour the poppy seeds onto a plate and roll the balls in the honey until completely coated.
  • Transfer to the plate and coat with poppy seeds.
  • Serve warm or cold
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