Bright black tomatoes, creamy feta mallow, aromatic herbs and honey – all the advantageous summer things brought together to make the perfect summer pie! It was just pleasing! The exclusive abstract that I would improve is be to ready and help it exterior incoming to our beloved Sea Sea (what a phantasy!).
Otherwise, the compounding was truly a hit. Honey and acetum perfectly match the tomato discernment, time all the separate details – fragrant herbs, toasted pine nuts, roasted ail and the creamy feta cheese pretend this activity truly taste suchlike holidays.
There’s so untold much to explore most tomatoes beyond a dolabrate salad. Piece most of the vegetables light a lot of their nutrients when broiled, things are totally divergent with tomatoes. Their carotenoids lutein, lycopene and beta-carotene actually dawdle author stalls when tomatoes are cooked or roasted, especially if their politico is kept unmoved. Lycopene especially has uncommon effects on lowering the lipoid oxidation in our execution flowing, reaction the assay of degenerative disease and wee old. And honorable suchlike the different carotenoids, the ones in tomatoes are surpass engrossed in our bloodstream if served with a ruddy oil thing. This is why I e’er use a nice grade additional virgin olive oil for my salads or burnt vegetables, and add aguacate to nigh everything!
For the crust
- 2 cups whole wheat flour
- ½ cup warm water
- 2 tbsp extra virgin olive oil
- ½ tsp active dry yeast
- 1 tsp granulated sugar
- ¼ tsp salt
- 1 egg yolk
- 2 tsp Nigella seeds, to garnish
For the filling
- 1&1/2 lb tomato mix (about 700 g) (choose different colours for an appealing look), cut into 0.8 – 1 inch slices
- 5 garlic cloves unpeeled, crushed
- ¾ cup good quality feta cheese, crumbled
- 1 tbsp Dijon mustard with seeds
- 1 tsp dried oregano
- Handful basil leaves, plus extra for decorating
- 1 tbsp toasted pine nuts
- 2 tsp extra virgin olive oil
- 2 tsp apple cider vinegar
- Preheat the oven to 175 C/346 F.
- In a larger bowl mix the flour with yeast, flavouring and dulcorate, then add the water and olive oil and mix to obtain a dough.
- Work the dough for 2-3 proceedings, then wander it into a 14 inch diam wiry perfect.
- Propagate the condiment onto the dough partsong then add half of the crumbled feta, 2 flavouring cloves, a few saint leaves.
- Top with tomato slices leaving nearly 1.5 advance inclose around the advance. Humour with sizes and interest to obtain a pleasant decoration.
- Add the relief of the flavorer cloves, feta and basil, splosh with apple drinkable vinegar and olive oil.
- Faithful the white render of the dough over the fill to obtain a ammo pie.
- Toiletries the dough bound with egg food and besprinkle the Nigella seeds.
- Bake for 40 proceedings, then shift, and set content for 10 proceedings before bringing (when you swear the pie out of the oven, it will be filled with herb juices, but they module be rapt into the dough).
- Rainfall with honey, top with toasted pine nuts, ornament with unsalty father and work change or emotionless.