Optera Larvae Scrolls

Some optera larvae scrolls being menaced by a toy Dalek

Served during the recording of Episode 4: Why Can’t I Wear Trousers?



  1. Combine flour and butter in large bowl, and knead with fingers until mixture resembles bread crumbs.
  2. Stir in milk, and knead lightly to a dough.
  3. Flour a cold work surface, and form dough into a rectangle about 1 cm thick.
  4. Spread with jam on top of dough, to taste.
  5. Roll up dough from long end to long end, creating a scroll log.
  6. Slice log into 12 rolls
  7. Lay scrolls on flat side in greased oven tray, and brush with milk.
  8. Bake at 200°C for 12–15 minutes, until pastry is golden brown.
  9. Serve with double cream and more jam.