LIGURIA - Farinata di ceci
Water 4 cups
Chickpea flour 10oz
Viaggio Extra Virgin Olive Oil ¼ cup
Salt ¼ oz
To prepare the farinata, place the chickpea flour in a bowl. Then create a hole in the center and pour the water at room temperature. Mix the whole thing carefully, taking care to create a liquid and homogeneous mixture. Cover with plastic food wrap and let the mixture rest for 4-5 hours, mixing it from time to time. After that time, you will notice some foam on the surface: remove it and stir. Add the Viaggio Extra Virgin Olive Oil and salt to the mixture and mix again. Put some oil on 3 trays of 10" in diameter and with a ladle, distribute the chickpea mixture. Set the thickness with the help of a fork to ensure a uniform cooking, then bake in a static oven preheated at 480°F and cook in the lower part of the oven, in contact with the bottom, for the first 10 minutes - if you use the ventilated oven Keep it only 7-8 minutes at a temperature of 450°F and then continue normally. After this time, move the baking pan to the top of the oven and leave to cook for 10-15 minutes, until the becomes gold. Take the farinata out of the oven and serve it hot, sprinkled with pepper to taste.