Thursday, March 17, 2016

Vegetarian Piadina - An Italian Street Food

Piadina or Piada is a kind of flat bread prepared in Romagna Region. This flat bread is prepared usually with flour, lard or olive oil,salt and with water. Though traditionally this flat bread is cooked in terracotta dish, nowadays this bread is cooked in flat pans or in electric griddles.Do you know that this Piadina have been listed to the Traditional regional food products of Italy of Romagna Region. How wonderful na, by the way coming to my today's Piadina, i opted for a vegetarian version eventhough the traditional version goes for meat and cheese.You can have Piadina either with spicy filling or else with sweet filling like nutella,honey etc. The modern versions of serving Piadina doesnt have limit and many version of Piadinas exists now.

Vegetarian Piadina, Tomato & cheese piadina

Piadina is quite a popular and authentic Street food in Italy, when served simply with a filling or served grilled, this flat bread makes a filling meal.This flatbread have been loved by Italians for centuries as they have their signature flaky crust with flavors. Easy to make this street food will definitely please everybody's tastebuds. However am prepared mine with a simple tomato and cheese filling which i simply grilled later. Easy to carry, this street food is going to this week's blogging marathon as am running this week's theme with Street foods from the Globe as theme.

Piadina, Vegetarian Piadina

3+1/2cups All purpose flour
1/2tsp Baking soda
3tbsp Olive oil
Tomato (sliced)
Cream cheese (as per need)

Take the flour, baking soda, olive oil, salt in a large bowl, slowly add the water and knead everything as a soft and smooth dough.

Keep aside for half an hour.

Divide the dough into 7-8 balls. Dust and roll each ball as a round thick disc.

Heat a pan, cook in warm pan until the flat breads gets cooked.

Wrap the flat breads in a foil to keep the bread warm.

Spread enough cream cheese and top it with tomato slices, grill this Piadina.

Enjoy warm.

Vegetarian Piada, Piadina,Cheesy Tomato Piadina

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Suma Gandlur said... Reply To This Comment

Your piadina have a great appeal with those grill marks.

Amara’s cooking said... Reply To This Comment

Yummy looking Piadinas. I was first introduced to these by a co-worker. Absolutely love the taste.

Rafeeda AR said... Reply To This Comment

Looks like quesidellas... sounds and looks yum!

coconut chutney said... Reply To This Comment

very simple and yummy one priya!!!

Ritu Tangri said... Reply To This Comment

Curious to make it... Bookmarked the recipe

Unknown said... Reply To This Comment

Love your looks absolutely delicious. Jayanthi(

Saraswathi Ganeshan said... Reply To This Comment

Looks so good Priya with yummy filling..

Pavani said... Reply To This Comment

Piadina looks so delicious Priya.

cookingwithsapana said... Reply To This Comment

Very interesting looking piadina.

Chef Mireille said... Reply To This Comment

its basically what we call a pannini here which have become very popular - maybe pannini is name from a different region

annuswamy said... Reply To This Comment

Something very new. Bookmarking it.

Harini R said... Reply To This Comment

The grill marks makes it very appealing, Priya.

Gayathri Kumar said... Reply To This Comment

This looks incredible Priya..