Farinata Shopping Tips

Italian food is about simplicity and letting the ingredients shine. So make sure you get ingredients that are great quality and flavor. Farmers markets and specialty stores will have great produce and products. Just be sure to have some great olive oil.

Farinata Cooking How-Tos

Unlike other highly regarded cuisines, Italian cooking is usually simple to make with many dishes having only 4 to 8 ingredients. Italian cooks rely chiefly on the quality of the ingredients rather than on elaborate preparation.

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Farinata is a thin chickpea cake typically cooked in a wood-burning oven. In Liguria, bakeshops put signs in their windows announcing the time that the farinata will be ready, and customers line up to buy it. It's a perfect snack when eaten like a piece of pizza on waxed butcher paper.
Ingredients: 2 1/2 cups tepid water 2 teaspoons salt 2 cups chick pea flour 1/2 cup olive oil plus 2 tablespoons olive oil 2 tablespoons finely-chopped rosemary leaves 2 tablespoons freshly-ground black pepper Preheat oven to 375 degrees.Place ...
Ingredients: 3 3/4 cups water 2 1/3 cups chickpea flour 1 teaspoon salt 5 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil plus more for greasing 1 large pinch freshly-ground black pepper 1 medium onion thinly sliced Put water in a large bowl. Slowly add in ...

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