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filofi‧lo /ˈfiːləʊ $ -oʊ/ (also filo pastry) noun [uncountable]  DFa type of very thin pastry which is used by placing many layers together
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filoBut filo pastry is available in the North, because this week's winning recipe comes from Newcastle upon Tyne.Crisp filo pastry slices are filled with bramley apple, sultanas, and black cherry with kirsch and must be served warm.Roll into a turban; place in the centre of filo layers and set aside.Several readers like the combination of filo and fish or seafood - prawns, salmon, trout.Gather up four corners of filo, twist into a bundle.Place a spoonful of the mushroom mixture in the centre of each top piece of filo.Layer two sheets of filo, brushing each with melted butter.The filo pastry shells are served cold and contain rich mousses - lemon cream, butterscotch and toffee.
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