Sea biscuits

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By Mark Hix

Published 2012

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These are perfect biscuits to nibble with drinks or to serve with cheese. They also make a great canapé base for something fishy like smoked salmon, fish tartare or pâté.


  • 2 sheets of nori seaweed
  • 320 g plain flour, plus extra for dusting
  • 200


Crumble the seaweed in your hands or briefly give it a whiz in a food processor until sugar-like in consistency.

Put the flour, butter, two-thirds of the salt, black pepper and sugar into a bowl and rub between your fingers to a breadcrumb-like consistency. Add the seaweed and chives and mix together well, then slowly add the water to form a smooth dough.

Roll the dough out onto