Black Pepper and Romano Biscotti

That soup looks familar

That soup looks familiar

Here’s a recipe for the savory biscotti we promised yesterday. We hope you have some leftover soup.

Romano and Black Pepper Biscotti

  • 2 1/2 cups flour
  • 1 tbsp black peppercorns
  • 2 tsp baking powder
  • 3/4 tsp salt
  • 4 eggs
  • 1/2 cup grate Romano
  • about 3 tbsp water

Preheat oven to 375. Butter and flour a baking sheet. In a large bowl, mix flour, salt and baking powder. Create a well in the center and add eggs, peppercorns and romano. Stir until incorporated. Add enough water to make sure the dough is pliable. It will be fairly thick. On the baking sheet, shape dough into two even logs, about two inches wide and 10 inches long. Bake until golden and firm. Let cool for 10 minutes. Lower heat to 325. Once biscotti has cooled slightly cut them at a diagonal in roughly 1/4 inch slices. Lay fat on baking sheet and return to oven. Cook for 10 minutes longer, flip then cook another 10 minutes.

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20 Responses to Black Pepper and Romano Biscotti

  1. TasteFood says:

    Great savory version. The romano and pepper must make these pop!

  2. Savoury biscotti – that sounds divine! Like very classy croutons! :)

  3. sallybr says:

    Lovely! i ve never made biscotti and your savory version appeals to me a lot more than the regular sweet concoctions…

  4. Eva Taylor says:

    Very cool Greg. Perfect for soup.

  5. ChgoJohn says:

    These must smell great in the oven. I’ll make ‘em just for that alone.

  6. Was looking forward to this recipe as have never made savoury biscotti. They’re on the list to bake!

  7. This is one of those “Why don’t we do this more often?” things…Savory biscotti just make sense.
    Might have to whip some up soon!

  8. Karen says:

    Your savory biscotti sound great and would be great with so many meals.

  9. They look delicious! :)

  10. Delicious, love the idea of serving it with soup!

  11. egg me on says:

    Awesome. Now I want that soup and this biscotti. I’m coming to your house for lunch today.

  12. This is fantastic food. Just my kind of stuff. Thanks.

  13. Sherry says:

    Oh I must add this one to my repetoire!

  14. Courtney says:

    I have never seen a savory biscotti before. Pure genius!

  15. Nice! Sounds delicious.

  16. Mmmm, savoury biscotti…genius!

  17. spree says:

    Well, i never! (But I should have!) Sounds fantastic!

  18. Dr Dan says:

    Great idea! Thanks for the recipe.

  19. rsmacaalay says:

    I never tried savoury biscottis, that looks really good with soup

  20. Mmmm….savoury biscotti…..

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