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Paul Hollywood's Truffle Ficelles

I had never heard of a Ficelle before, but after flicking through Paul Hollywood's 'How to Bake' recipe book, I came across this Truffle version which very much reminded me of fresh bread sticks. Perfect for snacking on with a little oil, or serving with a salad. The recipe requires very little ingredients (only the truffle oil is a little special) and is very little hands on time. So with a casual Sunday to myself, I baked these beauties to snack on. The recipe uses a mixer for the kneading of the dough, but I did it by hand and worked perfectly find - just be prepared for a little workout. Ingredients 250g strong white bread flour 5g salt 5g instant yeast 200ml tepid water 1 tbsp olive oil 25ml truffle oil dried oregano Method 1. Put the flour, salt and yeast into a bowl (salt and yeast on separate sides). Pour in the water and combine. Knead for 10 mins until the dough is wet and stretchy when pulled. Add olive oil and knead again.
2. Put the dough in an oiled tub and le…

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