Recipe courtesy of Laura Calder
Episode: Salt & Pepper
Salt and Savory Biscuits
Total:
20 min
Active:
10 min
Yield:
30 crackers
Level:
Easy
Total:
20 min
Active:
10 min
Yield:
30 crackers
Level:
Easy

Ingredients

Biscuits: 
  • 2/3 cup/140 g butter
  • 1 teaspoon sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 egg
  • 2 cups/250 g flour
Toppings:
  • Crushed dill seed
  • Crushed fennel seed
  • Crushed coriander seed with 5 spice
  • Paprika and cayenne pepper
  • Poppy seeds
  • Sesame seeds
  • Mixed peppercorns
  • Crushed cumin seed and cayenne pepper
  • Parmesan and herbes de Provence
  • Fleur de sel, for sprinkling

Directions

Heat the oven to 400 degrees F/200 degrees C. 

Put the butter, sugar, salt, 2 to 3 tablespoons cold water and egg in a bowl and mix well. Add the flour and mix quickly only until it holds together. Do not overwork. Roll the dough out to 1/16 of an inch/2 mm thick. Cut into squares. Sprinkle over some fleur de sel and the topping(s) of your choice on each. Transfer to a baking sheet. Bake until puffed, crisp and golden, about 10 minutes.

IDEAS YOU'LL LOVE

Savory Shortcrust

Savory Mix

Savory Waffles

Recipe courtesy of Tiffani Thiessen

Savory Cheesecake

Recipe courtesy of Alton Brown

Savory Polenta

Recipe courtesy of Alton Brown

Savory Fritters

Recipe courtesy of Mario Batali

Cooking Tips 3 Videos

Step-by-step photos

Eggs 101: Poached 01:24

These easy steps will have you poaching eggs to perfection in no time.

Similar Topics:

On TV

Emeril's Florida

9:30am | 8:30c

Unwrapped 2.0

10am | 9c

Unwrapped 2.0

10:30am | 9:30c

Unwrapped 2.0

11am | 10c

Unwrapped 2.0

11:30am | 10:30c

Unwrapped

12pm | 11c

Unwrapped

12:30pm | 11:30c

Unwrapped

1pm | 12c

Unwrapped

1:30pm | 12:30c

Unwrapped

2pm | 1c

Unwrapped

2:30pm | 1:30c

Man Fire Food

3:30pm | 2:30c

Man Fire Food

4:30pm | 3:30c

Man Fire Food

5:30pm | 4:30c

Man Fire Food

6:30pm | 5:30c

Carnival Eats

7:30pm | 6:30c
On Tonight
On Tonight

Carnival Eats

8pm | 7c

Carnival Eats

8:30pm | 7:30c

Carnival Eats

9:30pm | 8:30c

Farmers' Market Flip

10:30pm | 9:30c

Good Eats

11pm | 10c

Good Eats

11:30pm | 10:30c

Carnival Eats

12am | 11c

Carnival Eats

12:30am | 11:30c

Carnival Eats

1am | 12c

Carnival Eats

1:30am | 12:30c

Farmers' Market Flip

2:30am | 1:30c

Good Eats

3am | 2c

Good Eats

3:30am | 2:30c

So Much Pretty Food Here