Friday, June 5, 2009

Chef Chuck's Mediterranean Crackers


This Mediterranean cracker recipe contains garden fresh herbs and sun dried tomatoes. Served here with parmigiano cheese, tomatoes and a drizzle of olive oil. They are countless
ways to decorate your crackers!


Mediterranean Crackers
1 tablespoon yeast
1/4 cup warm water

3/4 cup milk
1 tablespoon sugar

2 tablespoons butter
1 teaspoon sea salt
1 large egg
1 tablespoon fresh oregano, chopped
1 tablespoon fresh basil, chopped
1 teaspoon fresh thyme, chopped

3 1/2 cups flour
sea salt and olive oil


In a large bowl combine yeast and warm water, let rest 5 minutes. Meanwhile in a small saucepan heat milk over medium heat till small bubbles appear on side of pan. Remove from heat and whisk in sugar, butter and salt. Let cool for 5 minutes, then whisk in egg and herbs. Add milk mixture to yeast and add 2 cups flour, combine till smooth. Add another 1 1/2 cups of flour, then turn onto marble or a cutting board and knead for 5 minutes. Oil a large bowl place dough in and cover with a damp kitchen towel. Place in a warm spot for 1 hour ,it will double in size. Punch down dough and let rest 10 more minutes. Preheat oven to 450 degrees, and roll out to very thin or use a pasta machine to number 9. Cut to size you want I did 2 inch circles. Sprinkle baking pan with flour and place dough on pan and sprinkle with salt, bake 3 minutes.

13 comments:

  1. Fabulous~! Those will have to be my next party "must make"..!

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  2. What a neat idea. I've got to try these.

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  4. Hi Ciao Chow Linda, This one you will like! Thank You :)

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  5. Lovely, Chuck! I love the addtion of the herbs!

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  6. Hi Sophie, The season is in, herbs I love IT!!
    Thank You, Enjoy :)

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  7. Chuck this is a wonderful cracker and I also love the herbs you've used here.... I must make these!! Kudos!!!!

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  8. Hi Lucy, Please try, Thank You :)

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  9. I wanna make my own crackers! Great recipe!

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  10. I am always looking for great yeast recipes and these are fabulous!. A simple cracker but they look so good!

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  11. Hi Ash, I am glad to have created cracker vibes!!
    Thank You :)

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  12. Hi Jamie, Cracker are always waiting for something good to put on them!! Thank You :)

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