Summer is a time for easy food. Chips and dips are de rigueur barbecues, pool parties, weekend getaways… basically any event you will attend this Summer! I split my New Year’s Eve between the 9pm fireworks with The Boy’s parents and a rental house with friends at Cottage Point, and we had chips and dips at both!
I did have a fabulous New Year’s – we had a great position at Lavender Bay for the fireworks, and Cottage Point is glorious. I could have instagrammed everything, but restricted myself to gorgeous Westhead Beach and the adorable wharf at the bottom of our house.
These oregano and rosemary thins solve this problem – they’re bursting with herby goodness and they’re baked, so the only oil you’ll find in these babies is the oil you put in there yourself. They’re also such a speedy, yet flavoursome snack to have on hand.
Oregano and rosemary thins:
- 1 egg
- 1 tbsp oil
- 1 tsp salt
- Pinch of pepper
- 1 ½ cups plain flour
- 1.5 tbsp oregano
- 1.5 tbsp rosemary
- 1-2 tbsp water
Whisk the egg and oil together lightly. I’d recommend you use a good quality olive oil, as there is so little of it in this recipe. Add the salt and pepper to the whisked mixture.
If your mixture is a little dry, add in some of the water, but only put in enough so that you don’t have any stray crumbs at the bottom of the bowl. This is a pretty dry mix, don’t worry if it’ not perfectly smooth. Smoosh your mixture into as much of a ball as possible.
Preheat your oven to 180° and tear a piece of baking paper double the size of your baking tray.
Fold the baking paper in half and put the dough in between them. Using a rolling pin, roll it out as thinly as you want – I went for less than ½ a cm. Try to keep your mixture as square as possible as this will make the finished product neater.
When you’ve rolled your dough out, cut off the top half of the baking paper and slice rectangular thins using a sharp knife. I did my cutting free-hand and ended up with uneven biscuits, which I really liked, each one was a little bit different to the last. Feel free to be more precise than me.