How to cook using this crisp, paper-thin pastry.
Points to remember
- Melt butter.
- Unroll filo pastry pack. Remove sheets as required, keeping unused sheets covered with clingfilm or a damp tea towel.
- Brush each sheet with melted butter and layer as required.
- Use for making samosas, parcels, streusels and lining tart tins.
- Filo dries out quickly - keep any pastry you're not using completely covered.
- Layer several sheets of pastry to make your finished dish sturdier.