Anchovy palmiers

Palmiers are biscuits made from puff pastry and rolled with some sort of filling inside. Michael Diacono makes these savoury palmiers with anchovy paste. 

Anchovy palmiers


  • 1 roll puff pastry


  • 10 anchovy fillets
  • 2 garlic cloves
  • 5 sundried tomatoes
  • Handful parsley
  • Pepper
  • ½ tsp chilli flakes
  • Handful breadcrumbs
  • Handful Parmesan
  • Olive oil
  • 1 egg, beaten
  • Handful sesame seeds


  1. To make the paste put the ingredients into a food processor and blitz into a paste.
  2. Open up the pastry and spread the filling over the top and roll.
  3. Cut into thick slices and place in a baking tray.
  4. Cover in egg wash and sprinkle with sesame seeds.
  5. Bake in the oven at 200°C for 20 mins until golden.

This recipe first appeared on Gourmet Today TV, aired in TVM on 31 December, 2016. 

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