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Modus Operandi Of The Algerian Folophone

 Algerian Volofon is a unique pancake recipe in Algerian cuisine. It is prepared from puff pastry and topped with tuna, cheese, olives or chicken and cheese, or other sweet and savoury ingredients. Preparation time: 20 minutes 


Meal time: 20 minutes 


Total time: 40 minutes 

Modus Operandi Of The Algerian Folophone


  • To prepare puff pastry: 500 grams of farina or flour 
  • 250 grams of butter 
  • 1 tablespoon wine 
  • 1 teaspoon of salt 
  • To prepare the garnish: 2 cups tuna or grilled chicken breast, your choice 
  • 250 grams of red cheese, or you can use mozzarella 
  • ½ cup seedless olives 
  • For the face: 2 eggs 

How to prepare 

  1. We put the flour in a bowl, we put salt and vinegar, we mix, then we slowly add cold water, mixing continues until we get a dough that can be formed. Take it out with a rolling pin lengthwise, then spread the butter on it so that it covers a third of the length of the dough, and roll the rest of the dough over it. We turn with a rolling pin, then turn and roll the dough on top of each other and repeat the process several times, so the dough is ready. Then we turn it using a rolling pin to a thickness of 7 millimeters and cut using a circular saw into a circle of equal size, then half of the circle is prepared. Until the full amount is used, let them sit for 35 minutes, then clean the face and the yolk with a teaspoon of vinegar, half in a tray made of parchment paper, put them in the oven at 180 degrees Celsius for 16. minutes until they are cooked and take on a light golden color. We take them out and put tuna and cheese on top. We use olives to decorate, pour into the dish, healthy and here.


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