Juniper Grissini (Long Crispy Bread Sticks)

Recipe by threeovens
READY IN: 2hrs 15mins




  • In a large bowl, stir together water, 1/2 cup flour, honey and yeast; let sit until foamy, about 10 minutes.
  • Stir in remaining 1 1/2 cups flour, olive oil, juniper berries, and salt; knead on a floured surface for form a smooth dough.
  • Place dough in a lightly oiled bowl and cover; let sit until doubled in size, about 1 hour.
  • Preheat oven to 425 degrees F; line 3 large baking sheets with parchment paper.
  • Punch down dough and divide into 4 equal pieces.
  • Roll each piece into a 6x10 inch rectangle; cut lengthwise into 1/2 inch strips.
  • Arrange strips on prepared baking sheet and dust with cayenne pepper; let stand until they puff up, about 15 minutes.
  • Bake until golden brown, about 15 minutes.
  • Let cool and crisp before serving.