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

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