Italian Croissants

Italian Croissants! La dolce vita on a plate 🥰🥐


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Total time: 1 hour

Prep time: 35 minutes, Cook time: 25 minutes

Ingredients for 4 people

2 mozzarella

1 sprig of thyme

1 bay leaves

2 tbsp of heavy cream

2 pinches of salt & pepper

3 tbsp of pesto

Olive oil

8 slices of parma ham

1 egg yolk

4 basil leaves

Cherry tomatoes

2 puff pastry


parchment paper


Step 1/3

Place the mozzarellas in the center of a dish, arrange the bay leaf and the thyme around the cheese. Heat the thyme, the bay leaf, put a lid on top to smoke the mozzarellas. Mix the mozzarella, heavy cream, salt and pepper using a manual chopper. Place the mixture in a dish, add a drizzle of olive oil, pepper and set aside.

Step 2/3

Seal the end of 2 rectangular puff pastries. Place the puff pastry on the work surface, spread the pesto, place the Parma ham and roll the dough on itself to form a roll. Cut the dough into 6 rolls and flatten the center of each roll using a skewer. Place them on a baking sheet lined with parchment paper, forming a circle. Brush the egg yolk on the puff pastry rolls and bake for 25 minutes at 350°F.

Step 3/3

Cook the cherry tomatoes in an oiled frying pan. Arrange the circle of filled croissants on a plate, place the mozzarella cream in the center and add the cherry tomatoes. Sprinkle the basil and enjoy!

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