Saturday, February 22, 2014
Almirah Boscotakia (Salty Biscuits)
3 c Flour 3 ts Baking powder 1 ts Coarse salt 1/2 c Kefalotiri cheese, grated 1/3 c Sweet butter or shortening 1 c Milk
Procedures : Sift dry ingreds. into bowl. Add butter (or shortening) and work butter into flour with fingertips until mixture resembles coarse crumbs. Add cheese and milk, and work the whole together (dough will be soft). Lightly flour a marble-top table (or bread board) and your rolling pin. Roll out dough about 1/4 to 1/2"" thick. Using small biscuit cutter (floured), cut dough into round shapes about 1 1/2"" in diameter. Place on lightly greased (or buttered) baking sheet in preheated 375 F. oven for abt. 15 min., or until golden brown. Makes about 36 appetizer size biscuits."