2 Lbs of Plain flour
½ cup of Oil
1 cup of Water
Juice of half a Lemon.
Make a soft pliable dough. Cut into 4 pieces.
Leave for 2 hours. Roll out thinly.
Sprinkle; Coconut, Sugar, Nutmeg, Cinnamon, Cloves and Walnuts, thickly – (not too much pastry).
Roll over into a long rope, cut into oblique shapes.
4 Cups of Sugar
2 Cups of Water
1 Cup of Honey
Juice of 1 Lemon (1 Cinnamon stick).
Heat oil and simmer the oblique shaped pastry pieces until golden brown. Strain and dip into syrup while these Strava are still hot. Enjoy.
Marika Bisas (Nee Koutsoukis), Scott Grove, Glen Iris.