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 2 hours
Baking 1 time
Level Difficult
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...

For 8 gourmands...

Ingredients

  • 500 g flour
  • 4 tablespoons of sunflower oil
  • 1 egg
  • 3 apples
  • 200 g sugar
  • 2 sachets of vanilla sugar
  • 1 pinch of salt
  • 250 ml 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

The preparation :

  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).
  2. When the dough is homogeneous and smooth, let it rest for 1 hour.
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Production of Pastis Quercynois
Production of Pastis Quercynois
Occitanie Region - M. Valette

Roll out the dough : 

  1. Spread a large thick sheet on a large table, ideally 2 meters and flour.
  2. Place the dough on the sheet in the center and stretch it gently with the pulp of your fingers.
  3. When the paste is thin and translucent, let it dry.
  4. Trim the curled edges.
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Production of Pastis Quercynois
Production of Pastis Quercynois
Occitanie Region - M. Valette

Fill the dough:

  1. When the dough has dried a little, literally throw the oil and brandy by hand over it and place the previously peeled apple quarters on it.
  2. Add the sugar on top.
  3. Roll the dough lengthwise then form a snail.
  4. Put the whole thing in a round mould.
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Production of Pastis Quercynois
Production of Pastis Quercynois
Occitanie Region - M. Valette

The cooking :

  1. Bake for 1 hour at 210°C. It is possible to add aluminum foil on top at the end of cooking to prevent the pastis from coloring too much.

The recipe in video

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