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Cheddar and Red Onion Breadsticks

  1. Place the flour in a bowl and add the yeast and sugar to one side of the bowl and the salt to the other side.
  2. Add the water grandually and using your hands, knead to form a dough.
  3. Continue to knead the dough on a floured surface until it becomes elastic.
  4. Put in a bowl and cover with a tea towel, place in a warm place for 1-2 hours.
  5. Chop the red onion finely and fry until soft in a little oil.
  6. Once the dough has risen, place on a floured surface and knock back to remove the air.
  7. Add the onion and cheddar and knead through the dough.
  8. Divide the dough into balls somewhere between the size of a golf ball and tennis ball.
  9. Stretch out each piece into a long tube and place on baking trays lined with baking paper with some space between each one.
  10. Put each try into a plastic bag and place back into a warm area to rest for another 30 minutes.
  11. Heat oven to 200 0c (180 oc fan assisted).
  12. Remove plastic bags from the trays and brush each stick with beaten egg.
  13. Bake for 15-20 minutes until golden.
  14. Serve warm or store in airtight container, they will stay fresh for a couple of days.