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Mixed seed grissini

Mixed seed grissini

Little crusty bread sticks of Italian origin, these are delicious for aperitifs, plain or with dips like tuna rillettes, guacamole or houmous.

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Last modified on: February 21th 2011

For 20 grissinis, you will need:

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40 min.1 hour 30 min.20 min.2 hours 30 min.
Preservation: Several days in a closed metal box.
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Step by step recipe

Stage 1
3 min.
Mixed seed grissini : Photo of step #1 Mix 20 g sesame seeds, 20 g linseed and 20 g poppy seeds.

Set aside.
Stage 2
2 min.
Mixed seed grissini : Photo of step #2 In the bowl of the food processor, pour 140 ml water, 5 g salt and 40 ml olive oil.

Tip in the mix of seeds.
Stage 3
2 min.
Mixed seed grissini : Photo of step #3 Add 250 g plain white flour (French Type 65) and 10 g yeast.
Stage 4
5 min.
Mixed seed grissini : Photo of step #4 Knead on low speed for 5 minutes.

Note: For the best way to knead, see: A few tips for effective kneading at home.
Stage 5
1 hour 30 min.
Mixed seed grissini : Photo of step #5 Gather the dough into a ball, then cover with a damp tea-towel and leave to rise for an hour, or hour and a half.
Stage 6
2 min.
Mixed seed grissini : Photo of step #6 At the end of this time, preheat your oven to 428°F (220°C).

Tip the dough onto your work surface.
Stage 7
2 min.
Mixed seed grissini : Photo of step #7 Take a small piece of dough (20 g approximately), then roll under your hands until obtaining a long even "sausage" of about 20 cm (8 inches).
Stage 8
1 min.
Mixed seed grissini : Photo of step #8 Place this roll on a baking sheet.
Stage 9
20 min.
Mixed seed grissini : Photo of step #9 And continue like this with the rest of the dough. The rolls should not touch each other.
Stage 10
3 min.
Mixed seed grissini : Photo of step #10 With a brush, glaze each roll with a little oil, and sprinkle salt on top.
Stage 11
20 min.
Mixed seed grissini : Photo of step #11 Put in the oven, and bake until the gressini are nicely browned, about 20 minutes.
Stage 12
Mixed seed grissini : Photo of step #12 Leave on a rack to cool a littl before serving still warm.

Remarks

You should cook the gressinis as you like them: if you want them really crusty do not hesitate to bake them until brown. Conversely if you prefer them a still a bit soft, cook until just light brown.

Nutritional information

% are calculated relative to a Recommended Dietary Intake or RDI of 2000 k-calories by day for a woman (change to a man).

How much will it cost?

For 20 grissinis : 2.16 €
Per grissini : 0.11 €

Note : These prices are only approximate.

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