Try and make disse italian-style Grissini breadsticks next time you have friends over for a drink or before a dinner – and serve them with hummus, pesto, guacamole,salsaor what you like the best.
- 1 tablespoon dry yeast
- 1 tablespoon honey or sugar
- 1 ¾ cup warm water
- 1 ¼ cup flour
- 1 cup Semolina durum wheat flour (or plain flour)
- 1 teaspoon coarse salt
When you make the grissini breadsticks you need to start by activating the the dry yeast. You do this by mixing the dry yeast with luke warm water added honey or sugar.
Now you let this mix stand for a few minutes until it begins to bubble a bit – then the yeast is activated and ready to use.
In a bowl you combine all the remaining ingredients and knead it thoroughly – preferably 10-15 minutes!
Then you have to let the dough rise for about 1 or 1 ½ hour until it is twice its size.
Then you sprinkle a little Semolina flour or regular flour on the table and roll the dough thin.
Now you cut the dough into long strings (pencil thickness) and stretch them into desired size.
Then place them on a baking sheet with parchment paper and let them rise for ½ hour.
Now you bake the grissini breadsticks about 12 minutes at 400 degrees Fahrenheit.
The breadsticks have to be baked completely so they are nice and crisp.
Let them cool down and enjoy your homemade happiness.
Can be stored in an airtight container in a few weeks.
Suitable for freezer.
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