Parmesan cheese sticks

Makes 30 sticks 

INGREDIENTS 

  • 125 grams plain flour 
  • 90 grams cold butter 
  • 1 egg yolk 
  • 125 grams Parmesan cheese grated (or any strong cheese)
  • pinch of Salt 
  • pinch of pepper 
  • pinch of cayenne pepper  

Toppings

  • 1 egg beaten with 1 Tbsp water 
  • 1 Tbsp of Parmesan cheese

METHOD

Place all ingredients in a food processor and pulse until the mixture forms a firm pastry. Turn out and knead lightly until smooth

Roll pastry out on a floured surface to a 0.5 cm thickness, Cut into strips about 1 cm wide and 7 cm long. Place 2 cm apart on baking tray and refrigerate until firm (about 30 minutes) 

Preheat the oven to 180 degrees, brush with beaten egg, sprinkle with Parmesan and bake until golden brown (appx 15 minutes) 


Cool on a wire rack

Enjoy!