Twisty Cheese

Parmesan, Garlic and Herb Breadstick Bites


  • 40g active dry yeast
  • 1tsp sugar
  • 250ml warm water
  • 1tsp honey
  • 2tbsp olive oil
  • 310g flour
  • 1tsp salt
  • 4 cloves of garlic
  • 4tbsp chopped parsley
  • 4tbsp chopped basil
  • 2tbsp extra virgin olive oil
  • grated parmesan cheese
  • salt




  1. For the dough, mix the the yeast and sugar together in a bowl and add the warm water and stir well. Leave the yeast for about 5 minutes to bloom
  2. Agg 250g of the flour, salt, honey and oil. Mix the dough with a wooden spoon at first and then use your hands to beat until the ingredients are combined. Add the rest of the flour and knead the dough until combined, If the dough is too sticky add a little more flour
  3. Lightly flour your counter and tip the dough out onto it. Knead the dough for about 2-3 minutes until smooth
  4. Rub a clean bowl with olive oil and place the dough in it. Over with cling film and leave it to rise at room temperature for about 1 1/2 hours, until its doubled in size. Punch the dough and recover and leave to rise for a further 40 minutes
  5. (The dough will refrigerate for 3 days)
  6. Grate the garlic. Add it to the chopped parsley, basil, salt and olive oil and mic to combine
  7. Preheat the oven to 215 degrees C and lightly grease a baking tray. Roll out the dough into a large rectangle. Spread the herb mix onto the dough and sprinkle generously with the cheese. Slice the dough to 1 width-wide
  8. Carefully twist each piece and place on the baking sheet. Bake for 10-15 minutes, until golden brown
  9. Grate more parmesan on top to serve




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