Grissini with spices


Grissini with spices

Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 40 mins
Resting Time 1 hr 30 mins
Total Time 2 hrs 20 mins
Course Aperitif, Side Dish
Cuisine Italian
Servings 30 Grissini


  • 500 g flour white flour or wholemeal flour
  • 1.5 tsp salt
  • 1 packet dry yeast or ½ cube fresh yeast
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 3 dl water (approx.) less for white flour, more for wholemeal flour

One of the following spices:

  • 2 tbsp cumin of your choice
  • 1 tbsp Ajowan
  • 2 tbsp ground coriander seeds
  • ½ - 1 tbsp chopped peperoncino depending on how spicy you like it
  • 1 tbsp ground Tasmanian pepper
  • 2 - 3 tbsp turmeric, Ras-el Hanout, Cajun or Curry


  • Preheat the oven to 180°C.
  • Mix flour, yeast, salt and olive oil in a bowl.
  • Then add the water and knead everything together to a soft dough. Put the dough to rise in a bowl covered with a damp cloth to prevent it from drying out too much. Let the dough rise to the double (1-2 hours).
    Grissini dough
  • After the dough has risen, knead in the chosen spice and roll the breadsticks. They should be about the thickness of a little finger, as they will rise again during baking.
    Dough with spices
  • Bake at 180°C for about 20 minutes and then dry at 150°C for about 20 minutes.
Keyword Grissini

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