Savoury Cheese Straws w/ Black Bomber

Crunchy & savoury, best served with a glass of something cold.


3-4 servings


Snowdonia Black Bomber Cheese


75g plain flour
Pinch of nutmeg
Pinch of mustard powder
200g butter
1 egg
2 tablespoon milk
150g Black Bomber (grated)

All ingredients are available to purchase in our Farm Shop


  1. Beat egg with 2 tablespoon milk and season with salt and pepper.
  2. Sift the flour, mustard and nutmeg together into a bowl.
  3. Cut the butter into small pieces and place in bowl with flour.Rub in the butter with your fingertips (alternatively this can be done in a food processor).
  4. Once mixture resembles breadcrumbs stir in the grated cheese and then the beaten egg to bind together, if a little dry add some more milk or cold water.
  5. Knead together with your hands and wrap in cling film to chill in fridge for 20 minutes.
  6. Preheat oven to 190 C/Gas Mark 5.
  7. Roll out dough on floured surface to make a rough square shape approx. 1.5cm thick.
  8. Cut dough into strips and place on a greased non-stick baking sheet and bake for 15 minutes until golden and crispy.
  9. Dust lightly with paprika and cool on a wire rack, best served warm.