I attempted this once and ended up with an inedible block of chewy pastry surrounding a pile of undercooked apples – mmm – doesn’t this look nice?
but Battenburg Belle offered to have a go, and of course created something divine.
I think my first mistake was using wholemeal flour. Why? Because I am an eejit. I made my version a long time ago when life was very different (December 2010) and I was a bit of a div in the kitchen – it was pre Vincent…
BB on the other hand is the Queen of pastry so hers was all light and fluffy and melt in your mouth. Goddamit! She has kindly offered to give me a Fougasse making lesson
so I might try and persuade her to throw in a pastry making session too.
Here is BB’s version of the apple roll: