Quercy pastis by the fireside
Quercy pastis by the fireside
A Quercy pastis © J. Morel
Gastronomy

Pastis Quercynois recipe from our grandmothers

Also called "eel" by our grandmothers from the Causses du Quercy, this succulent dessert made from dough and apples is a real treat.
Preparation 2h
Baking 1h
Difficulty Advanced
Portions 8 people

In the Lot, you will find some on the market of Cahors with the Pastis workshop in Aujols, the Pastis d'Elise in Douelle, Lou pastis quercynois in Saint-Cirq Lapopie and many others!

It takes many hours to make a pastis and a know-how...

Our grandmothers passed it on to us, we share their recipe with you...

Production of Pastis Quercynois
Production of Pastis Quercynois
Occitanie Region - M. Valette
For 8 gourmands...

Ingredients

  • 500g of flour
  • 4 tablespoons of sunflower oil
  • 1 egg
  • 3 apples
  • 200g sugar
  • 2 sachets of vanilla sugar
  • 1 pinch of salt
  • 250ml of water
  • Half a bowl of sunflower oil
  • 4 tablespoons brandy or other

You will also need some

Utensils

  • A (very) large table
  • A (very) large sheet
  • A round mold

Step by step recipe

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Production of Pastis Quercynois
Production of Pastis Quercynois
Occitanie Region - M. Valette

Step 1

Make a well in the flour to add the egg, salt and 4 tablespoons of sunflower oil. Stir and take flour little by little while turning. Add water and stir (be careful not to mix). When the dough is homogeneous and smooth, leave for 1 hour.

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Production of Pastis Quercynois
Production of Pastis Quercynois
Occitanie Region - M. Valette

Step 2

Spread a large thick sheet on a large table, ideally 2m and flour. Place the dough on the sheet in the center and gently stretch with the fingertips. When the paste is thin and translucent, let it dry. Trim the curled edges.

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Production of Pastis Quercynois
Production of Pastis Quercynois
Occitanie Region - M. Valette

Step 3

When the dough has dried out a bit, literally drizzle the oil by hand over it and throw in the apple wedges. Throw the sugar on top. Roll up and make a snail. Put in a round mold.

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Production of Pastis Quercynois
Production of Pastis Quercynois
Occitanie Region - M. Valette

Step 4

Cooking 1 hour, thermostat 7. You can add aluminum foil on top at the end of cooking to prevent it from coloring too much.

The recipe in video

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