Italian Flatbread

Italian Flatbread


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This is a thin crispy Italian flatbread called 'Farinata' that is made from chickpea flour. Chickpea flour can be found in Asian or Indian shops.


Serves: 1 

  • 450ml water
  • 200g chickpea flour
  • 3 tablespoons olive oil, divided
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon rosemary, diced or 1 tablespoon dried

Preparation:10min  ›  Cook:25min  ›  Extra time:2hours resting  ›  Ready in:2hours35min 

  1. Mix water with chickpea flour, 1 tablespoon olive oil and salt. Cover and let stand for 2 hours at room temperature.
  2. Preheat oven to 240 degrees C. Heat a heavy based or cast iron frying pan.
  3. Remove the foam off the top of the batter. Stir in rosemary.
  4. Add 2 tablespoons olive oil to the hot frying pan and fill with the batter. Carefully return the tin to the oven and bake for 25 minutes until golden-brown and crispy. Serve warm.

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