Hertfordshire-based Funnybones Foodservice has launched savoury churros.
The mini savoury churros are made of choux pastry with a crispy outer shell and will be available in two flavours - melted Manchego Cheese and spicy Chorizo.
Inspired by the popular deep-fried Mexican snack, consumers can serve them with a spicy tomato dip, said the company.
“Churros are one of those irresistible treats and our sweet versions, which include plain and mini chocolate filled churros, are extremely popular,” said Tom Styman-Heighton, development chef at Funnybones Foodservice.
The churros are fully cooked before frozen, so require reheating for a few minutes before serving, said the company. Consumers can cook from frozen, either in the deep fryer or the oven.
“Now, we’ve used the same traditional techniques to create savoury varieties and are launching Manchego and chorizo versions of these snacks,” added Styman-Heighton.
“We’ve chosen to use smoky, spicy chorizo and Manchego cheese with its buttery taste, as both products have a strong connection with Mexico where they are widely used in many dishes.”
British Baker recently explored the blurring of the line between savoury and sweet bakery products. Subscribers can read the feature here.