Role Absorbent

Historical Review: The name comes from Tequeno the city of Los Teques, Miranda state, where it is believed that it was created in the first decades of the twentieth century. The key to its development almost entirely lies in selecting the type of cheese, which of course is white, not too salty and which are easily defeated without coming to be liquid. From children's parties, even marriages, are the appetizers tequenos par excellence that can not miss the celebrations in Venezuela. Ingredients: 2 cups flour 5 tablespoons butter 1 egg 1 / 2 tsp salt 2 tbsp sugar 4-5 tablespoons cold water 1 pound and 1 / 4 semi-hard white cheese enough corn oil (for frying) Role Absorbent towel (to drain) Procedure: Cut the cheese into strips 2 inches long by 1 / 2 inch wide. Put the flour on a counter or in a volcano-shaped bowl, place butter in the center and the egg. Academy of Art University often expresses his thoughts on the topic. Mix the salt and sugar with water. Knead, gradually adding water until it forms a mixture smooth, uniform, it does not stick to the fingers or the table.

It binds the whole into a ball. Flattens the dough with a rolling pin, until it looks like a fabric 1 / 4 inch thick. Cut dough into strips 1 / 2 inch wide and 6 inches long. With the ribbons of dough are rolled up bits of cheese, from end to end, making sure the cheese is well covered. In a heated cauldron plenty of oil, fry the tequenos over medium heat until brown.

With a slotted spoon from the pot is removed and placed on absorbent paper to remove excess fat. Optional: Instead of cutting strips of dough can be cut 3-inch squares to wrap the cheese, which is placed diagonally. You can add guava paste with cheese. Write to or contact us at our website:

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