- 125 g all-purpose flour + extra for dusting
- ¼ teaspoon salt
- ½ teaspoon sweet paprika
- ¼ teaspoon turmeric
- 240 g cheddar cheese, high quality, grated
- 70 g unsalted butter, chilled and cut into cubes
- 40 g chilled water
Diet based on cereals, pulses, nuts, seeds, vegetables, fruits and other animal foods such as honey and eggs. Excludes meat, fish, mollusks.
Egg Free Diet
It is usually followed when someone is allergic to this food.
Sugar Free Diet
Limits all sources of added sugar and encourages the reduction of high carbohydrate foods that may even contain natural sugars. Usually substitutes are used, such as honey, stevia and agave syrup.
Nuts Free Diet
It is usually followed when someone is allergic to nuts.
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- In a food processor add the flour, butter, salt, turmeric and paprika.
- Beat until the butter completely breaks down.
- Add the cheddar and beat for 1 minute, until the cheese breaks down also.
- Gradually add the chilled water and beat for 20 seconds until a dough forms and gathers around the blades.
- Remove the dough from the food processor and divide it in half.
- Shape each half into a ball.
- Wrap the balls of dough in plastic wrap and refrigerate for 30 minutes.
- Preheat oven to 180* C (350* F) Fan.
- When the dough is ready, remove the plastic wrap, dust a working surface with some flour and place the first ball of dough on it.
- Dust with a little more flour and roll it out until the dough is about 3-4 mm thin, like 10 stacked pieces of paper.
- Use an assortment of cookie cutters to cut out crackers in any shape you like.
- Transfer the pieces of cracker dough to a baking pan lined with parchment paper and spread them out.
- Repeat the same process with the second ball of dough.
- Bake for 10-15 minutes, until the crackers rise a little and turn golden.
- When ready, remove from oven and serve.
Nutrition information per portion
Shows how much energy food releases to our bodies. Daily caloric intake depends mainly on the person’s weight, sex and physical activity level. An average individual needs about 2000 kcal / day.
Are essential to give energy to the body while helping to maintain the body temperature. They are divided into saturated "bad" fats and unsaturated "good" fats.
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.