Fatira with Olives and Kiri Cheese

30 min

Crispy savory fatiras stuffed with Kiri square portions and olives


For the Fatira

  • 10 Kiri Square Portions
  • 500 grams (17.6 oz) puff pastry
  • 150 grams (5.2 oz) chopped black olives
  • 1 tablespoon dried thyme
  • 1 egg yolk + 1 teaspoon white vinegar
Fatira with Olives and Kiri Cheese

Cooking steps

Preparing the Olives Filling

  • 1In a medium bowl, press the Kiri square portions with a spatula until the texture becomes smooth and creamy.
  • 2Add the chopped olives, the ground thyme, and mix well with a spatula until the filling mixture is homogeneous. Set aside.

Assembling the Fatiras

  • 1On a floured working surface, and using a rolling pin, spread the puff pastry until it is 1 mm thick. Using a round cookie cutter of 12 cm in diameter, cut the puff pastry into circles.
  • 2Place a full teaspoon of the filling in the center of a puff pastry circle, make sure to leave the edges empty.
  • 3In a small bowl, mix the egg yolk and white vinegar, and brush the edges of the puff pastry circle disk.
  • 4Put the second puff pastry circle on top, and slightly press the edges to glue the two circles together.
  • 5Using a fork, gently press on the edges of the Fatira to decorate it.
  • 6Using a knife, gently trace a cross on the surface of the Fatiras then brush them with the remaining egg mixture.
  • 7Place the Fatiras on a baking sheet covered with parchment paper.
  • 8Bake the Fatiras in a preheated oven at 180C (356F) for 25 minutes until golden brown. Serve warm.

Cooking steps