Grape Leather Stuffed with Walnuts

Pestıl

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Preparation info

  • Makes

    16

    • Difficulty

      Easy

Appears in

Anatolia

By David Dale and Somer Sivrioglu

Published 2015

  • About

Pestil is fruit juice that has been dried into strips. Although the process originated as a way of preserving summer ingredients to last through winter, it has now become the candy bar of central Anatolia. Rolled around nuts, it goes in a kid’s backpack to be consumed at school as a nutritious morning snack. We’re suggesting you make pestil from grape juice, but you can get tasty results with mulberries, plums or apricots. If you’re planning to keep your pestil strip for an