• 2 egg yolks
  • 1 Tbl water
  • 1 ½ Tbl white wine
  • 4 tsp olive oil
  • 1 ¼ C all-purpose flour


  • 1/2 lb tamari roasted almonds
  • 1/4 C candied orange peel, chopped
  • 3 Tbl toasted almonds, chopped
  • 2 ½ Tbl grated bittersweet chocolate
  • 1 ½ Tbl amaretto liqueur
  • 1 ½ tsp pure vanilla extract
  • 4 tsp honey
  • 1/2 tsp ground cinnamon
  • Oil for deep frying
  • Powdered sugar for garnish


  1. Whisk together egg yolks, water, wine, and olive oil.
  2. Sift flour onto a clean workspace and make a well in the centre.
  3. Pour the liquid into the centre and begin working the flour inward from the sides until you have dough. Knead the dough until smooth. Cover, and set aside.


  1. Combine the almonds, candied orange, almonds, chocolate, amaretto, vanilla, honey, and cinnamon until well-blended.
  2. Roll pastry dough in a rectangle to 1/8-inch thickness. Cut 3-inch circles and place 1 tablespoon of filling on each. Fold over and press edges to seal.
  3. Deep-fry in hot oil until golden and drain on paper towels. Let cool slightly and dust with powdered sugar.