Plant Magazine of Botanical-online September 2017

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Farinata properties

FARINATA

What is farinata?

farinata is a kind of pancake or cake that is based on chickpea flour, olive oil, salt and pepper.

It is a typical dish of Italian cuisine, but it can also be found elsewhere.

In Argentina and Uruguay it is known by the name of fain�. This dish was brought to America by the Genoese immigrants.

FARINATA RECIPE

Ingredients:

- 4 cups water

- 2 cups of chickpea flour.

- 5 tablespoons olive oil.

- 40 g of Parmesan cheese.

- 2 tablespoons grated onion.

- Salt

- Pepper.

Preparation:

- Pour the chickpea flour in a bowl and add water. Stir constantly until mixture forms a smooth paste without lumps.

- Add the cheese and onion and keep the mixture stand for about three hours. It can even be left overnight.

- After that, remove with a spatula the milky surface layer and add the olive oil.

- Place the mixture in a mold so as to form a layer of half a centimeter or slightly less.. Heat on the oven to 250 � C.

- Bake for 60 minutes. You can check that it is ready when it begins to get golden in the corners.

- Remove from oven, sprinkle with pepper to taste.

How to serve: Serve hot on a dish one divided in triangular pieces.

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