Cecina - A Traditional Tuscan Recipe from our Blog

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Cecina Chickpea Savory Cake

Ingredients (serves 8) • 500 g chickpea flour • 2 L cold water • 80gms extra virgin olive oil • 1 tsp salt

Slowly sift the flour into the water while mixing with a whisk and keep stirring until you obtain a smooth mixture on very low heat cook for up to 2 hours stiring until dense. Pass thru a sieve, then stir in the oil and salt and set aside for half an hour. Grease a shallow baking tray and pour in the chickpea flour mixture approx 1cm in thickness. Bake in a very hot oven until a thin crust is formed approx 10 mins, it should have lost the water and be golden in color. Some pepper before cooking on the bottom of the tray others after. Serve hot, you can also add rosemary.