Spotlight Recipe: Parmesan, Basil & Lemon Wafers (Frico)

These delicate wafers are the perfect companion to soup or a salad and a great alternative to a cracker.

Giada De Laurentiis's Parmesan, Basil And Lemon Wafers (Fricos) On Food Network's Everyday Italian

Photo by: Tara Donne ©2014, Television Food Network, G.P. All Rights Reserved

Tara Donne, 2014, Television Food Network, G.P. All Rights Reserved

These delicate wafers are the perfect companion for soup or a salad and a good alternative to a cracker. Basil and lemon add flavor and freshness. Try experimenting with other types of herbs such as thyme or rosemary.

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