Classic Italian Breadsticks

Preparation info
  • Makes twenty-four

    15 inch

    • Difficulty


Appears in
The Modern Baker

By Nick Malgieri

Published 2008

  • About

If you go to a fine restaurant in the Piemonte area of Italy, you won’t find bread on the table when you sit down, but you will find three or four 2½ to 3-foot (75- to 90-cm) long breadsticks. They’re a specialty of Piemonte, particularly the town of Asti, and they’re the perfect thing to accompany the rich and delicate food of the region. Good breadsticks are easy to make: Everything goes into