Piadina – Italian Flatbread

Piadina - Italian Flatbread
Serves: 8
  • 2 cups (10.5 ounces) all purpose flour
  • 1½ teaspoons (5 grams) baking powder
  • ¾ teaspoon (3 grams) fine sea salt
  • 2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
  • ¾ cup warm water
  • Sandwich fillings of your choice
  1. In a medium bowl, whisk together the flour, baking powder and salt to combine.
  2. Using a fork, stir in the olive oil. Pour in the water, and using a wooden spoon, stir until the mixture forms a rough dough. Turn out onto a clean counter (you do NOT need to flour it beforehand). Knead the dough a few times until it becomes smooth.
  3. Heat a cast-iron skillet over medium-high heat.
  4. Divide the dough into eight equal pieces. Take a ball of dough and starting at the center, gently press it out into a circle using your fingertips.
  5. Switch to a rolling pin and gently finish rolling it out into an 8-inch round.
  6. Pierce the surface a few times with the tines of a fork. Repeat with the remaining balls of dough.
  7. Place a formed piadina in the preheated skillet, and let it cook until golden with some dark or charred spots on the underside (it may also puff up a little).
  8. Flip the piadina and cook until the other side is golden with a few dark spots as well.
  9. Serve warm the sandwich fillings of your choice.


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