- 240 g all-purpose flour
- 1 tablespoon granulated sugar
- 1 tablespoon baking powder
- 1 teaspoon baking soda
- some cayenne pepper
- ½ cup haloumi cheese, cut into small pieces
- ½ cup grated parmesan
- 6 tablespoons butter, softened
- 3 tablespoons butter, melted
- ¾ cup cottage cheese
- 120 ml whole milk
- 1 tablespoon fresh dill, chopped
- grated zest of ½ lemon
Dill and Haloumi Biscuits
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- Position the oven rack to a middle towards high setting and preheat to 220* C (428* F) Fan.
- Line a baking sheet with parchment paper.
- Beat the cottage cheese, milk, lemon zest and dill in a food processor, until it is nice and smooth. Transfer to a bowl.
- Beat the flour, sugar, baking powder, baking soda and cayenne pepper in the food processor until they are combined.
- Add the cubes of haloumi and grated parmesan and beat again. Add the cottage cheese mixture and beat until it comes together.
- When the mixture comes together, add the butter and pulse about 10 times, until it resembles wet sand.
- Transfer to a lightly floured working surface and knead by hand about 8-10 times, until smooth.
- Use a rolling pin to roll out the dough into a circle 18 cm in diameter and 2 ½ cm thick.
- Dust a 5 cm circular cookie cutter and cut out the biscuits. Turn them upside down and place them on the baking sheet.
- Collect the leftover dough and knead back into one piece. Roll out again into a 2 ½ cm sheet. Cut out as many more biscuits as you can.
- Bake for 13-15 minutes, until golden.
- Remove from oven and brush with melted butter.
- Set aside for 5 minutes. Serve warm.
- The biscuits can be stored at room temperature for 1 day.
Nutrition information per portion
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Known as "bad" fats are mainly found in animal foods. It is important to check and control on a daily basis the amount you consume.
The main source of energy for the body. Great sources are the bread, cereals and pasta. Use complex carbohydrates as they make you feel satiated while they have higher nutritional value.
Try to consume sugars from raw foods and limit processed sugar. It is important to check the labels of the products you buy so you can calculate how much you consume daily.
It is necessary for the muscle growth and helps the cells to function well. You can find it in meat, fish, dairy, eggs, pulses, nuts and seeds.
They are mainly found in plant foods and they can help regulate a good bowel movement while maintaining a balanced weight. Aim for at least 25 grams of fiber daily.
A small amount of salt daily is necessary for the body. Be careful though not to overdo it and not to exceed 6 grams of salt daily
*Based on an adult’s daily reference intake of 2000 kcal.
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