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Veronica Lavenia
Course Baking, Dolci
Cuisine Italian, Sicilian
Servings 20 -25 cookies


  • 500 g 17 oz/2 cups Farro flour (or Kamut flour)
  • 150 g 5 0z raw sugar
  • 150 ml 5 fl oz extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 tsp raw local honey
  • pinch of sea salt
  • 150 g 5 0z sesame
  • 15 g ½ oz organic baking powder
  • 1 tsp saffron
  • milk or rice milk to taste (the amount depends on the type of flour used (most are full or, recently refined and more milk is needed)


  • In a bowl, knead flour, sugar and baking powder. Add the oil, honey, saffron (dissolved in a little warm milk) and salt. Knead the ingredients until the consistency is very compact.
  • Let the dough rest for 30 minutes. Obtained sticks length of about five centimeters, and cover the dough with sesame.
  • Place the cookies on a baking sheet, lined with parchment paper.?Cook in preheated oven at 200°C (400°F /gas 3for about ten minutes. Subsequently lowered to 180° C (350° F / Gas 4) and cook for another 10-15 minutes.