Italian Bread Sticks


Preparation info
  • Makes

    15 sticks

    • Difficulty


Appears in
Making Bread at Home

By Tom Jaine

Published 2005

  • About

Home-made grissini put to shame any manufactured ones. They have taste for one. Eating them reminds us what a good idea they are as a plaything for the hands and mouth before a meal: ‘they make so pleasant a noise between the teeth,’ was the comment of one 19th century novelist on discovering them in Piedmont, their original north Italian home.