What is a ftira?

What is a ftira?

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Ftira is a ring-shaped, leavened, Maltese bread, usually eaten with fillings such as sardines, tuna, potato, fresh tomato, onion, capers and olives. Regional variations include Gozo ftira, which is served more like a pizza than a sandwich.

What is Gozitan ftira and how is it served?

Gozitan ftira is served open with thinly sliced potato over the crust, or folded over like a calzone.

How do you cook with ftira?

Using the other half of the ftira, cover the bread, pressing gently but firmly. Wrap the ftira in plastic wrap and place a skillet on top to weigh it down; set aside for at least 15 minutes so the ftira absorbs the flavours.

What can I do with a ftira cut?

Combine the vinegar, 1/2 teaspoon salt and pepper to taste in a medium bowl. Put the ftira cut-side up on a work surface and lightly drizzle with a quarter of the dressing. 3. Top with the sliced tomato, onion and artichokes.