1 egg, beaten, plus a little extra to seal
15-16 wonton wrappers
oil for deep frying
Line a large baking sheet with greaseproof
paper or sprinkle it lightly with flour. Set aside. Combine the cheeses
in a bowl, then add the cayenne and beaten egg and mix well. Place one
wonton wrapper at a time on a board. Brush the edges with egg. Spoon a
little filling in the centre: pull the top corner down to the bottom
corner, to make a triangle.
filled wontons to the prepared baking sheet. Heat the oil
in a deep-fryer or large saucepan. Slip in as many wontons at one time
as can be accommodated without overcrowding. Fry them for 2-3 minutes on
each side or until the fritters are golden. Remove with a slotted spoon.
Drain on kitchen paper and serve at once.
These crisp fritters owe their inspiration
to Italy. A note of caution - do be careful not to burn your mouth when
you take your first bite, as the soft, rich cheese filling will be very