Chez Bruce Parmesan biscuits
Chez Bruce Parmesan biscuits. Photograph: Harry Weir
- Makes: 40
- Cooking Time: 30 mins
- Course: Side Dish
- Cuisine: Irish
- 165g soft unsalted butter
- Pinch smoked paprika
- Pinch Cayenne pepper
- Pinch of salt
- Black pepper
- ½tsp baking powder
- 180g grated Parmesan
- 210g plain flour
- 1 egg beaten with a little milk
- A mixture of black onion seeds, caraway seeds, sesame seeds and maldon salt to roll.
1 Beat the butter, paprika, cayenne pepper, salt, black pepper, baking power and parmesan together until soft and creamy.
2 Mix in the flour but don’t work the mixture too much at this point.
3 Roll the biscuit dough into a log about 3cm in diameter.
4 Brush lightly with the eggwash, roll in the seed mixture, then roll in parchment.
5 Chill for an hour or so.
6 Heat the oven to 160 degrees Celsius, or equivalent. Slice the biscuits off the log about 4mm thick with a serrated knife, then bake for 18-20 minutes until golden.