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

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For 20 grissinis, you will need:

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Step by step recipe

Stage 1 - 3 min.
Mixed seed grissini
Mix 20 g sesame seeds, 20 g linseed and 20 g poppy seeds.

Set aside.

Stage 2 - 2 min.
Mixed seed grissini
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

Stage 4 - 5 min.
Mixed seed grissini
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
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
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
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
Place this roll on a baking sheet.

Stage 9 - 20 min.
Mixed seed grissini
And continue like this with the rest of the dough. The rolls should not touch each other.

Stage 10 - 3 min.
Mixed seed grissini
With a brush, glaze each roll with a little oil, and sprinkle salt on top.

Stage 11 - 20 min.
Mixed seed grissini
Put in the oven, and bake until the gressini are nicely browned, about 20 minutes.

Stage 12
Mixed seed grissini
Leave on a rack to cool a littl before serving still warm.
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.
Several days in a closed metal box.
Internet, then home made.
Nutritional information
Whole recipe
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
1,600 Kcal or 6,699 Kj41 gr200 gr71 gr
80 %16 %19 %11 %
Per 100 g
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
317 Kcal or 1,327 Kj8 gr40 gr14 gr
16 %3 %4 %2 %
Per grissini
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
80 Kcal or 335 Kj2 gr10 gr4 gr
4 %1 %1 %1 %
% are calculated relative to a Recommended Dietary Intake or RDI of 2000 k-calories or 8400 k-joules by day for a woman (change to a man).
Possible allergens in this recipe: Gluten, Sesame
How much will it cost?
  • For 20 grissinis : 2.16 €
  • Per grissini : 0.11 €

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This recipe uses (among others)
Plain white flour (French Type 65)Plain white flour (French Type 65): You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Mustard baps, Olive and pesto bread, Jura bread, Bacon rolls, Seeded loaf, ... All
WaterWater: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Hazelnut and orange cake, Cornmeal baps for Anne, Two-olive ciabatta, Caramel rice pudding, Mint and chocolate cream, ... All
Olive oilOlive oil: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Savoury mini-madeleines with 2 cheeses, Tomato sauce (for pizzas), Warm chicken salad, Feta and spinach brik pie, Thin endive tart, ... All
Poppy seedsPoppy seeds: You can check-out other recipes which use it, like for example: Fish in a seed crust, Poppy seed and lemon cake, Pretzels, Seeded loaf, Canapés of red mullet with poppy seeds, ... All
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